Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is textile?

What is textile?

Textile is the term used to describe a flexible material formed by weaving, felting, crocheting, knitting or knotting long strands of natural or artificial yarn or thread. Textile artists often create their own textiles, or use selected ones in fabric art compositions.

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Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Sylvie Fleury

Gate of hell, 2017

Tapestry

Textile

EUR 6,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Lady, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 20,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Emir, 2013

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 20,000

Joana Vasconcelos

Lovelace, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 9,500

Joana Vasconcelos

Neblina, 2014

Sculpture / Object

Textile

EUR 9,500

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Cynical Realism

Cynical realism is the term first used in 1992 by art critic Li Xianting to describe the Beijing artist group which painted satirical social realist paintings. The group sought to depict the psychological turmoil experienced when China was struggling with new political ideology.

Contemporary art from India

Contemporary art from India dates from 1985 to the present. In India, this period is called the post-liberalization era, and includes artists who feel the freedom to work independent of traditional Hindu or social traditions for artworks, and use distinctly Indian materials and objects.

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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