Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is plastic?

What is plastic?

Plastic is a material consisting of synthetic or organic compounds which can be used to mold into objects. Plastics became an artwork medium in the 20th century. Plastics can be cut into shapes to make new objects, assembled in various ways, and painted with acrylics.

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Dadamaino

Sein und zeit, 1999

Painting

Plastic

EUR 34,800

Rafael Jesus Soto

Permutacion, 1978

Sculpture / Object

Plastic

EUR 3,320

Enrico Castellani

Superficie Bianca, 1968

Limited Edition Print

Plastic

EUR 3,300

Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale (Rosso), 1968

Sculpture / Object

Plastic

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Yaacov Agam

Rainbow Torah, 1992

Sculpture / Object

Plastic

EUR 1,500

Sylvie Fleury

EGOÏSTE, 1997

Limited Edition Print

Plastic

Currently Not Available

Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale (Roso), 1968

Sculpture / Object

Plastic

Currently Not Available

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Cubism

Cubism was the attempt to depict different views of objects or figures together in one picture. Artists George Braque and Pablo Picasso began this style around 1907, and the name cubism resulted from their compositional use of geometric outlines resembling cubes.

Lowbrow

Derogatory term that refers to some popular culture forms. It describes an art movement that began in Los Angeles in 1970s. Lowbrow relates to a person with little intellectual or taste interest.

Figuration Libre

This is an art movement equivalent to the French Bad Painting and the Neo-expressionism in Europe and America. This art term was coined by Ben Vautier and Fluxus. Robert Combas, Francois Boisrond, Herve Di Rosa and Remi Blanchard formed the Figuration Libre group back in 1981. This art term can be interpreted as "free style" art.

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