Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is wood?

What is wood?

Wood is one of the most ancient and versatile materials used to create artwork. It has been used as the base for paintings, to make brush handles, pens and pencils, as easels to support canvas, for wood engraving, woodcut and woodblock printing, and sculpting.

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Joe Tilson

Demeter, 1981

Sculpture / Object

Wood

Currently Not Available

Stephan Balkenhol

Relief Mann, 2010

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 60,000 - 70,000

Marina Apollonio

Dinamica Circolare Ellisse 6Z, 1969-2022

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 1,500

Joe Tilson

Stele for Dionysos, 1981

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 3,650

Karel Appel

Couple in Wood, 1975

Sculpture / Object

Wood

Currently Not Available

Karel Appel

Flower with Blue Eyes, 1977

Sculpture / Object

Wood

USD 6,990

David Nash

Private Listing

Sculpture / Object

Wood

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Marina Apollonio

Dinamica Circolare 6 S+S, 1966

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 3,500

Marina Apollonio

Dinamica Circolare 6B Ruotato, 1968

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 3,500

Joe Tilson

Secret, 2003

Sculpture / Object

Wood

Currently Not Available

Joe Tilson

Ziggurath, 2003

Sculpture / Object

Wood

Currently Not Available

Joe Tilson

Key box, 2003

Sculpture / Object

Wood

Currently Not Available

Josef Felix Müller

Stuhl (Kopf), 1992

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 5,000

Jan De Cock

Construction module Tate Modern M8-D53-14022005 C, 2005

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 10,000

Geneviève Claisse

ADN rouge , 1972-2016

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 2,500

Geneviève Claisse

ADN vert, 1972-2016

Sculpture / Object

Wood

EUR 2,500

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Lowbrow

Derogatory term that refers to some popular culture forms. It describes an art movement that began in Los Angeles in 1970s. Lowbrow relates to a person with little intellectual or taste interest.

Sound Art

Artistic discipline where sound is used as a medium. Like the other contemporary art genres, Sound Art is interdisciplinary in its nature. It can engage with a wide range of subjects that include electronics, acoustics, noise music, psychoacoustics, audio media, video or film and sculpture among other subjects. Early examples of sound art include Luigi Russolo's noise intoners and other experiments done by surrealists, Dadaists and happenings of Fluxus among others.

Young British Artists (YBAs)

Also known as Britart and Brit artists. All these terms refer to a group of artists who started exhibiting together in the year 1988 in London. Majority of the artists graduated at Goldsmiths from BA fine arts course in the late 1980s. They are famous for wild living, use of waste/ throwaway materials and both entrepreneurial and oppositional attitude. In addition, they dominated British art and achieved wide media coverage. Most of these artists were collected and supported initially by Charles Saatchi.

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