Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Light Object?

What is a Light Object?

Can be a sculpture or a light installation that uses natural and urban environment, suspended, relief, ground based, permanent or temporary. Two distinct types of light exist, one exhibited in gallery indoors and the light art that is exhibited outdoors. Light art has been applied throughout the human history.

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Digital Art

An artistic practice or work that makes use of digital technology as a fundamental part of the creation and presentation process. Several different names have been used since 1970s to describe this process including multimedia and computer art. The digital art in itself is included in the large art umbrella called "the new media art" that has brought changes to the art industry. In fact, technology has completely transformed painting, drawing, sound/music and sculpture art into new digital forms.

Op Art

A visual art style that makes use of optical illusions. The works of opt art are abstract and many of the known pieces are the black & white. They typically give a movement, vibrating patterns, flashing and hidden images impression to the viewer. Op art antecedents can be traced back with respect to color effects and graphics to Futurism, Constructivism, Dada and Neo impressionism.

Chalk

Chalk is calcium carbonate, a mineral substance. In art, chalk is most often described in reference to drawing with chalk sticks. These are a mix of chalk, pigment in various colors and gum Arabic, pressed into a stick with four flat sides.

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