Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What are ceramics?

What are ceramics?

Ceramics is an art form using clay to create objects. The clay is shaped, molded and formed by hand, using specialized tools, and baked, or fired, in a high temperature oven, or kiln. Decorative color, special glazes, are painted on, and fired again to finish.

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Keith Haring

Princess Gloria 1989, 1989

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 1,000

Julio Le Parc

Vase surface colorée, 2017

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 450

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Stèle Horizontal 10, 2008

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 12,000

Laure Prouvost

Wantee, 2013

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 1,625

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Céramique # 5, 2008

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 12,000

Otto Piene

Rastersonne, 2009

Ceramics

Mixed Media

EUR 9,550

Otto Piene

Rastersonne, 2009

Ceramics

Clay

EUR 10,800

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Cerámico #4,

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 9,900

Theaster Gates

South Side Wall Sculpture,

Ceramics

Ceramic

Currently Not Available

Keith Haring

Spirit of Art n°2 NY Soho, 1992

Ceramics

Ceramic

USD 2,500

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Céramique # 3, 2008

Ceramics

Ceramic

EUR 12,000

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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.

Lettrism

Lettrism is an art form which uses letters, words and symbols to create an artwork. The art form was popularized in the 1950s in America, but was established in 1940s Paris. Lettrisme is the French spelling of the movement, and the French word for letter.

Political pop

Political pop was an art movement which merged the pop art of Western countries with the socialist realism of China during the 1980s. China was experiencing rapid social and political changes, and artists sought to create art which questioned these cultural changes.

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