Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is Magnum Photos?

What is Magnum Photos?

Magnum Photos was a photographic co-op based in New York and founded by four photographers in 1947. The organization gave photographers freedom to record what they had seen of the human condition with compassion. The organization has an historical image library of world events.

Artwork by Martine Franck
Art Brut

A French term that means "raw art". It was invented by Jean Dubuffet in an attempt to describe and explain naive and graffiti art made outside the normal fine art's academic tradition. He termed it as "outsider art", made by loners, prisoners, the mentally ill and other groups of people considered marginalized. It is made without thought to presentation or imitation.

Acrylic on canvas

Acrylic on canvas is a technique that uses acrylic paint applied to a canvas surface using tools such as brushes and palette knives to spread the paint. Acrylic paint is a man-made liquid plastic which thins with water and air dries quickly.

Wood

Wood is one of the most ancient and versatile materials used to create artwork. It has been used as the base for paintings, to make brush handles, pens and pencils, as easels to support canvas, for wood engraving, woodcut and woodblock printing, and sculpting.

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