Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is textile?

What is textile?

Textile is the term used to describe a flexible material formed by weaving, felting, crocheting, knitting or knotting long strands of natural or artificial yarn or thread. Textile artists often create their own textiles, or use selected ones in fabric art compositions.

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Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Lady, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 20,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Emir, 2013

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 22,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Lovelace, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 10,500

Joana Vasconcelos

Neblina, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 10,500

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Fluxus

Art term taken from Latin word that means "flow-flux" . It is an international movement of designers, composers and artists popular for blending the different artistic disciplines and media during the 1960s. They have remained active in visual art, performance, design, architecture, urban planning and other artworks. Fluxus as an art term is sometimes known as inter-media. The movement continues to play a pivotal role in the definitions that art can take and be.

Uncanny

The Uncanny is a concept which Sigmund Freud, psychologist, described as the anxious or strange feeling some individuals experience with familiar objects. Surrealist artists, seeking to reveal the subconscious and reconcile it with reality, used artwork which combined the familiar in unexpected and odd ways.

Neo-Dada

Minor visual and audio art movement whose intent is similar to that of Dada artwork. While this art is a revival of some of Dada's objectives, Neo Dada emphasizes the importance of produced artwork rather than the concept used to generate the work. It is regarded as the foundation of Pop art, Nouveau realisme and Fluxus. It is known for its use of absurdist contrast, popular imagery and modern materials.

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