Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Maquette?

What is a Maquette?

Maquette is the term used for a scale model of a sculpture which is not finished yet. It serves as a rough draft so that the artist can test ideas about the sculpture without spending the effort and cost to make the full-size sculpture.

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Jockum Nordström

Children's drawing #3, 2013

Sculpture / Object

Maquette

EUR 2,500

Jockum Nordström

Children's drawing #2, 2013

Sculpture / Object

Maquette

EUR 2,500

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Environmental art

This is a collective term used to refer to a wide range of arts and practices that include the historical and ecological approaches to artistic works. The term often encompasses the ecological concerns though it is neither certain nor specific on this. It acknowledges and appreciates the early history environmental art movement as well as the art with a lot of activist concerns not forgetting the art that celebrates the connection between nature and the artist by use of natural materials.

Queer aesthetics

Queer aesthetics is the term used for art which has homosexual or lesbian images related to the 1980s politics of identity and gender issues; following the AIDS crisis and feminist movement. Notable works include photography of people of ambiguous gender by artist Nan Goldin.

Comic Strip art

Comic strip art uses the subject matter and commercial printing techniques common to comic strips. A group of 1960s artists created art paintings which incorporated Ben-Day dots used in comics and advertising to create highly graphic designs in bright colors using traditional art media.

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