Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

Explore

What is watercolor?

What is watercolor?

A term that refers to both the resulting artwork and the medium. It is a method of painting where the paints used are made of pigments that are suspended in water soluble "vehicle". Watercolors appear luminous and are transparent because the pigments used are laid down in pure form and few fillers obscure pigment colors. By adding Chinese white, watercolor can be made to look opaque.

Image © Phil Darby/Shutterstock

Gunther Forg

Unikat IV, 1998

Limited Edition Print

Watercolor

EUR 2,400

Gunther Forg

Unikat III, 1998

Limited Edition Print

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Al Held

Untitled, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Robin Winters

Curtain, man with pointed cap, rope, 1981/1982

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

EUR 3,600

Al Held

Camerata XII, 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Paul Jenkins

Phenomeana parcinal imperative, 1982

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

USD 16,790

Lynn Chadwick

Two Figures, 1976

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

Currently Not Available

Per Kirkeby

Untitled,

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

EUR 7,900

Gunther Forg

Landscape with Roofs, 2001

Drawing / Watercolor

Watercolor

EUR 2,100

1
Shock Art

Shock Art is a movement which incorporates disturbing images, scents or sounds to provoke a shocked reaction and experience in viewers. Viewed by critics and proponents as social commentary, either negative or positive, the art form seeks to use taboo, obscene or outrageous components.

Massurrealism

Portmanteau word that was coined by James Seehafer, an American artist in 1992. He observed a trend among postmodern artists who mixed themes and aesthetic styles together with mass media that include pop art. This art is a development of surrealism that puts emphasis on technological effect on the image of contemporary surrealism. The difference between massurrealism and surrealism is the foundation of the later in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century. 

Dada

Also called Dadaism, Dada was a literary and artistic movement that started in 1916 in the area of Zurich, Switzerland. It began as a rejection of rationalism and nationalism which were seen as practices that brought world war I. It also had some political affinities in addition to being an anti world-war I art. Dada activities were demonstrations, gatherings, and the publication of literary/art journals that covered culture and political topics.

Can't find your Answer?