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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Young British Artists (YBAs)

Also known as Britart and Brit artists. All these terms refer to a group of artists who started exhibiting together in the year 1988 in London. Majority of the artists graduated at Goldsmiths from BA fine arts course in the late 1980s. They are famous for wild living, use of waste/ throwaway materials and both entrepreneurial and oppositional attitude. In addition, they dominated British art and achieved wide media coverage. Most of these artists were collected and supported initially by Charles Saatchi.

Mono-Ha

Meaning "School of things" Mono-ha originated in Tokyo in the mid-1960s. Instead of traditional artwork, the artists of Mono-ha made use of the different materials and their various properties in their works to show dismay for the industrialization that was occurring in Japan at the time. The movement ended up gaining international attention and is a widely-respected form of art.

Art Intervention

Art Intervention is art which is intended to interact with an existing situation, structure, artwork, audience, or institution. Interventions became popular in the 1960s, as artists sought to effect change in political and social contexts. Artist-in-residence programs were inspired by this art movement.

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