Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is porcelain?

What is porcelain?

Porcelain is a hard material made of clay which is primarily composed of the mineral kaolinite. It is used to make art objects and a wide range of everyday household wares such as dishes and bowls. Porcelain items are popular for painting with special glazes.

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Jeff Koons

Puppy (vase in the form of West Highland Terrier), 1998

Sculpture / Object

Porcelain

USD 14,850

Jeff Koons

Balloon Monkey (Orange), 2019

Sculpture / Object

Porcelain

EUR 13,100

Jeff Koons

Split-Rocker (Vase), 2012

Sculpture / Object

Porcelain

EUR 4,850

William Sweetlove

Cloned Marmot with Gold , 2018

Sculpture / Object

Porcelain

EUR 600

Jeff Koons

Balloon Dog (Magenta), 2015

Sculpture / Object

Porcelain

USD 9,500

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American Abstract Artists (AAA)

American Abstract Artists (AAA) is the name of the organization founded in New York City to promote abstract art and its appreciation in the United States. Critics were strongly opposed to abstract art then. The AAA provided exhibit opportunities for abstract art and artists.

Anti-art

Anti-art describes artwork which challenges accepted art definitions. The term is said to have been created by artist Marcel Duchamp who worked with the art media called readymades; everyday items presented as art to defy traditional expectations that art should be high art.

Dada

Also called Dadaism, Dada was a literary and artistic movement that started in 1916 in the area of Zurich, Switzerland. It began as a rejection of rationalism and nationalism which were seen as practices that brought world war I. It also had some political affinities in addition to being an anti world-war I art. Dada activities were demonstrations, gatherings, and the publication of literary/art journals that covered culture and political topics.

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