Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a gouache?

What is a gouache?

A watercolor paint that's opaque unlike the usual transparent watercolors. It gives an artist the freedom to paint layers from the light to the dark ones. Gouache is often used for the solid colors when painting. It is a type of paint in the wide category of the water-media that consists of a pigment, binding agent and an inert material designed specifically for use in a method that is opaque.

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Sol LeWitt

Irregular Grid 2001, 2001

Drawing / Watercolor

Gouache

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Guillaume Corneille

L’oiseau dans la tormente , 1991

Painting

Gouache

EUR 3,670

Jean-Michel Folon

Untitled,

Painting

Gouache

USD 10,700

Sam Francis

Untitled SF64 - 188, 1964

Drawing / Watercolor

Gouache

EUR 18,970

Bram Bogart

Untitled, 1990

Painting

Gouache

EUR 7,500

Andy Warhol

Untitled, 1954

Drawing / Watercolor

Gouache

USD 17,800

Sonia Delaunay

Untitled,

Painting

Gouache

GBP 10,150

Sol LeWitt

Brushstrokes, 1997

Painting

Gouache

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Constant Nieuwenhuys

Stofontwerp, 1959

Drawing / Watercolor

Gouache

EUR 9,000

Jitish Kallat

RSVP Studies - 3, 2005

Painting

Gouache

EUR 15,000

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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.

Systems Art

Systems Art describes a group of artists which used the structures of conceptualism and minimalism to create artwork responsive to their environment. They rejected traditional art themes and embraced aesthetic systems in experimentation with diverse media, connecting with late 1960s to early 1970s political movements.

Transavanguardia

Italian version for Neo Expressionism that refers to an art movement that moved across Italy and some other parts of Western Europe between 1970s and 1980s. It simply means beyond avant-garde. The art movement came as a response to conceptual art's explosion that got many expression mediums by reintroducing emotion and reviving painting. Transvanguardia marked a turning point back to mythic imagery and figurative art which at the time, was rediscovered.

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