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Funk Art

(movement, late 1950’s-present) In the late 1950s, artists who were starting to use junk materials or “the leftovers of human experience,” as Kienholz called it, were described as “funky”—or bad-smelling. Funk artists reacted against Abstract Expressionism, which they considered too removed from humanity. They sought to bring the contemporary art scene back to including some […]

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GRAV art

(movement, 1960’s-present) Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visual (Group for Research in Visual Art); they believed in anonymous, impersonal art. They rejected the egoism and self-indulgence associated with the gestural abstraction of Art Informel and Abstract Expressionist painters. They published ‘Assez de Mystifications!’ (Enough Mystifications!) Works of art are like picnic areas or Spanish inns, where […]

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Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko | the artist The artist Mark RothkoBorn Sept 25 1903, Dvinsk, Russia.Died Febr 25 1970, New York City, USA.Style and technique of the artist: Abstract Expressionism, Painting, Post Painterly Abstraction, Documenta Kassel, Mark Rothkoartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. “I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotion- tragedy, ecstacy, […]

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Conceptual Art

(style, 1960’s-present) Conceptual Art is a type of modern art based on ideas or concepts and not the actual or physical representation of them. Also referred to as Conceptualism, this rather controversial art form gives precedence over the aesthetic aspect of the art rather than its material depiction. Conceptual Art incorporates a very huge spectrum, […]

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Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky | the artist The artist Andreas GurskyBorn 1955, Leipzig, Germany.Lives and works in Dusseldorf, .Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Citibank-Prize, Der Kaiserring, Andreas Gurskyartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. I don’t have many choices in producing my work, so I take the photograph but the final result […]

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Carlo Carra

Carlo Carrá | the artist The artist Carlo CarráBorn Febr 11 1881, Quargneto, Italy.Died April 13 1966, Milan, .Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Futurism, Metaphysical Painting, Valori Plastici, Documenta Kassel, Carlo Carráartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. Carrà experimented with Divisionism, but like Boccioni was dissatisfied with current trends […]

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Paul Klee

Paul Klee | the artist The artist Paul KleeBorn Dec 18 1879, Munchenbuchhause, Switzerland.Died June 29 1940, Locarno, .Style and technique of the artist: Novembergruppe, Painting, Blaue Reiter, Expressionism, Surrealism, Documenta Kassel, Bauhaus, Paul Kleeartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:british museumThe art of […]

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso | the artist The artist Pablo PicassoPseudonym: Pablo Ruiz y PicassoBorn Oct 25 1881, Malaga, Spain.Died April 8 1973, Mougins, France.Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Sculpture Objects, Printmakers, Cubism, Drawing, Assemblage, Documenta Kassel, Ready Made Art, Pablo Picassoartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. Introduction Picasso was exceptionally […]

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Darren Almond

Darren Almond | the artist The artist Darren AlmondBorn 1971, Wigan, England.Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Installation art, Berlin Biennial, Video, Darren Almondartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles. Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:Darren AlmondAlmond is interested in the notions of geographical limits and the means of […]

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Jean Arp

Jean Arp | the artist The artist Jean ArpPseudonym: Hans ArpBorn Sept 16 1887, Strassbourg,, France.Died June 7 1966, Solduno, Switzerland.Style and technique of the artist: de Stijl, Concrete Art, Surrealism, Writing, Organic Abstraction, Sculpture Objects, Dada, Documenta Kassel, Jean Arpartworks on eBayOriginal artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.Jean Arp or Hans Arp as […]

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