Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is marker?

What is marker?

Marker is the term used for a wide array of drawing tools made with colorful inks which dry quickly. They vary in size and colorant, which may be ink, dye or paint. They are available with tip variations and make smooth marks with distinct edges.

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Marcel van Eeden

untitled 22, 2012

Drawing / Watercolor

Marker

EUR 1,880

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Surrealism

Surrealism began in the 1920s with artists and writers whose works aimed to reveal the unconscious to unleash subconscious imagination, and explore unusual imagery. Bringing the unconscious into rational life was one key thematic goal of this group influenced by Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis theories.

Appropriation

The use of images or pre-existing objects with application of little or completely no transformation to them. It has played a very significant role in the history of visual, musical, performing and literary arts. In visual arts for instance, to appropriate means properly adopting, sampling, recycling or borrowing aspects(even entire form) of artificial visual culture.

Site Specific Art

Artwork that's created to exist in a given/certain place. Location is taken into account by the artist as he plans and creates his artwork. Robert Irwin reined and promoted it in California. Site Specific Art came after modernist objects as artist's reaction to the world's situation. Modernists objects were nomadic, transportable, only existed in museum space and were for commodification and market.

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