Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Mehretu

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Born in Ethiopia, Michigan painter Julie Mehretu rose out of obscurity after 2000 with her abstract cityscapes that encompass history and geography into their wild yet intricate layers. Mehretu's paintings are generally large in scale and feature frenetic outlines and cross-sections of known or unknown cities in concrete gray tones.
 
« I always wanted to be an artist, but I didn't really know how someone could make a life out it. »
Julie Mehretu
These "blueprints" are extensively overlapped by bold, often colorful lines and geometric shapes that appear to dash across, curve around, or burst through the canvas. The dynamic lines suggest the movement of objects and time, as Mehretu attempts to compress the complex history and numerous elements of "place" -- whether the place is historic or futuristic, real or imaginary -- into each two-dimensional image using traditional pencil, pen, and acrylic paint.
 
« I don't ever work in a way where something is an illustration of an event, but when something is occurring at the same time I see it as very informed by that. »
Julie Mehretu


Mehretu applies the layers of paint with tools equally varied: hands, brushes, towels, and so on.With the abstract Read More

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Julie Mehretu

Untitled (Pulse), 2013

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What is Gestural?

What is Gestural?

Gestural is a term which describes painting with freely sweeping brush strokes. The main goal of gestural art was to allow the artist to physically portray emotional impulses. Viewers were thought to understand inner artistic thoughts revealed through the varied, yet expressive paint marks.

Thomas DEMAND | Bullion | Lambda print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Thomas Demand

Bullion, 2003

Limited Edition Print

Lambda Print

EUR 4,250

Katharina GROSSE | Cokeypane (set of 2) | Lithograph available for sale on kunzt gallery

Katharina Grosse

Cokeypane (set Of 2), 2011

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Lithograph

EUR 10,700

Joe BRADLEY | Untitled | Ink available for sale on kunzt gallery

Joe Bradley

Untitled, 2014

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Ink

USD 1,500

Damien HIRST | H4-7 Ryoanji | Mixed Media available for sale on kunzt gallery

Damien Hirst

H4-7 Ryoanji, 2020

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Mixed Media

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