Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Fang Lijun

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Fang Lijun is a contemporary Chinese painter who works with both paint and wood as part of the cynical realism movement. This movement is Chinese and, in its original language, is called 'Wanshi' which is usually translated to the English word 'cynical'.
 
« For me artwork is always valuable when it's honest. »
Fang Lijun
Here, there is a lot of emphasis on the connection between reality and life, with a lot of the works produced in it being centered around self-mockery. Many of the subjects of these pieces are distorted or giving a strange reflection of modern life.
 
« The fact that you found that painting intriguing means that you already had that intuitive reaction. As an artist it's my job to visualise my instinctive reactions to the world. »
Fang Lijun

Fang Lijun’s work, in particular, often features young bald men doing different things and performing different tasks such as smiling or yawning. These young men are part of modern society and are confused by it. What it further represents is the loss of direction that modern Chinese youths are thought to have. On top of thi Read More

Fang Lijun

Flower, 2005

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What is Cynical Realism?

What is Cynical Realism?

Cynical realism is the term first used in 1992 by art critic Li Xianting to describe the Beijing artist group which painted satirical social realist paintings. The group sought to depict the psychological turmoil experienced when China was struggling with new political ideology.

Bernar VENET | Random Combination of Undetermined Lines | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on kunzt gallery

Bernar Venet

Random Combination Of Undetermined Lines, 1997

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Etching And Aquatint

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Bert STERN | Marilyn with Pink Roses | Pigment print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Bert Stern

Marilyn With Pink Roses, 1962/2012

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Robert RAUSCHENBERG | Untitled (For Kennedy) | Lithograph available for sale on kunzt gallery

Robert Rauschenberg

Untitled (For Kennedy), 1994

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Robert RAUSCHENBERG | Faus | Lithograph available for sale on kunzt gallery

Robert Rauschenberg

Faus, 1984

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