Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is pen and ink?

What is pen and ink?

Pen and ink is a traditional drawing technique using a dip style pen with India ink on paper. The fine tip on the old-fashioned pen is excellent for drawing varied lines and shading details. Some artists use a fountain pen with ink reservoir.

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Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1b,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

USD 2,390

Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

USD 2,390

Allen Jones

Two dancers for Satie Cinema , 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

EUR 4,850

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Neo-Geo

Known by Neo-Geo for short, this movement uses geometric objects and shapes to create abstract artwork as a metaphor for society. It is inspired by several different styles of 20th century art forms such as minimalism and pop-art. Starting in the 1980's, Neo-geo was in response to the industrialization and commercialization of the modern world.

Avant-garde

Unusual and experimental ideas in arts or on the side of people introducing the ideas. The ideas push the boundaries or limits of what is accepted as the status quo or norm in the realm of culture. The movement is liked by artists and many of them continue doing it tracing Dada's history through situationists all the way to the post modern artists.

Arte Povera

A movement and style in art that originated in Italy back in the 1960s. It combines concepts of minimalists, performance and conceptual art by making use of common or worthless materials like newspapers or stones with the hope of subverting the process of art commercialization.

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