A print is a multiple of an original work. It can be done on any number of substrates: paper, canvas, aluminum; use either pigment or dyed inks; and created on any type of printer. Prints can be printed in unlimited or open editions or limited edition runs, where only a designated number of prints will be made of a certain size or type of substrate used.
Abstract art is non-representational art or sculpture that does not depict elements of the natural world and signify a departure from realistic portrayal. Art from the Renaissance to the 19th century was realist and representational in nature. As European artists began to be exposed to art from other cultures, they found new ways to depict visual language. By the late 19th century, abstract forms and works began to appear in the art world.
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(22 July 1898 – 11 November 1976) American sculptor known both for his innovative mobiles and monumental public sculptures. He also created paintings, jewelry, theatre sets and costumes. Alexander Calder, known as Sandy, was born into a long line of sculptors, being part of the fourth generation to take up the art form. Constructing objects […]