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Otsuka, Kiyoko

Otsuka, Kiyoko (1980)   Reference library

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...Otsuka, Kiyoko Japanese , 20th – 21st century, female. Active in France from 1980 . Born 1960 , in Yamaguchi-ken. Engraver (burin) , draughtswoman . Otsuka Kiyoko participated in the exhibition From Bonnard to Baselitz: A Decade of Acquisitions by the Prints Collection 1978–1988 (De Bonnard à Baselitz: Dix Ans d'Enrichissements du Cabinet des Estampes 1978–1988 ) at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris in 1992 . She was shortlisted in 1991 by the Galerie Michèle Brouta in Paris for the Prix Grav'x. Museum and Gallery Holdings Paris (BNF): ...

Baram, Sioma

Baram, Sioma (1919)   Reference library

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...Sioma Israeli , 20th century, male. Born 1919 , in Romania. Painter . Sioma Baram exhibited in Israel, France and England. He was wounded in Italy during World War II and started painting ‘X-rays’ while convalescing. He moved to Paris in 1950 to complete his studies. His work is marked to a degree by Hebrew tradition, notably as regards the symbols he employs and the apocalyptic elements it contains. Baram was also influenced by Russian Constructivism and his semi-abstract canvases are full of robots and machines. Since around 1960 , his painting...

Watanabe, Mikio

Watanabe, Mikio (1977)   Reference library

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...Mikio Japanese , 20th – 21st century, male. Active in France from 1977 . Born 3 August 1954 . Woodblock print artist . Mikio Watanabe has taken part in various salons and collective exhibitions, including the Biennale de l'Estampe in St-Maur in 2003 . He holds solo exhibitions in Paris and Geneva. In 1989 he was among those contenders for the Grav'X Foundation Prize selected to take part in the exhibition of 10 young print artists at the Michèle Broutta Gallery in Paris. Bibliography ‘Mikio Watanabé: image de la femme dans tous ses états’ in ...

F.X. Harsono

F.X. Harsono (1949)   Reference library

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...X. Harsono Indonesian , 20th — 21st century, male. Active in Jakarta, Indonesia. Born 1949 , in Blitar, Indonesia. Installation artist , photographer , film-maker . Mixed media, multimedia, video. F.X. Harsono studied painting at the Sekolah Tinggi Seni Rupa Indonesia, Yogyakarta ( 1969–1974 ). In 1974 , he was expelled from the school for his participation in the Desember Hitam (Black December), a student-led movement in protest of the state-sanctioned modernism that dominated the art academies of Indonesia. Along with like-minded artists, Harsono...

Simmonds, Posy

Simmonds, Posy (9 August 1945)   Reference library

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...Pass at the Poly. And When Did You Last See Your Tutor? ( 1979 , felt-tip on paper) Auction Records London, 18 July 1990 : Christmas Present/A Garden of Eden (watercolour, pencil, pen and felt-tip on paper, 12 x 17ins/30.5 x 43.1cm) UKP 151 London, 24 September 1997 : Headmaster (watercolour, crayon and pen on paper, 7 x 8 ins/17.7 x 20.3 cm) UKP 1000 Bibliography Magic Pencil: Children’s Book Illustration Today , exhibition catalogue, British Library/British Council, London, 2002. Backemeyer, Sylvia (ed.): Picture This: The Artist as Illustrator ,...

Etchells, Frederick

Etchells, Frederick (14 September 1886)   Reference library

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...Frederick British , 20th century, male. Born 14 September 1886 , in Newcastle upon Tyne; died 1973 . Painter , printmaker . Vorticism. London Group, Rebel Art Centre group, Group X. From 1908 to 1911 , Frederick Etchells studied at the Royal College of Art. He then spent time in Paris from 1911 to 1914 , where he became interested in the Fauvist and Cubist movements. He was a member of the London Group and a founder of the Omega Workshops, but left after falling out with Roger Fry. He became associated with Wyndham Lewis and the Vorticist...

Gai Qi

Gai Qi (1774)   Reference library

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...cm) HKD 80,500 Hong Kong, 28 April 1997 : Floral Burial ( 1817 , ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll, 45¼ × 11¼ ins/115 × 28.5 cm) HKD 57,500 Hong Kong, 26 April 1999 : Resting in Studio (ink and colour on silk, 9x11 ins/22 × 29 cm) HKD 22,000 Hong Kong, 25 April 2004 : Flowers (ink and colour, album of six leaves, 8 × 10 ins/20 × 26 cm) HKD 30,000 Hong Kong, 25 April 2004 : Flowers ( 1823 , ink and colour on silk, scroll, 12 × 41 ins/31 × 105 cm) HKD...

Wadsworth, Edward Alexander

Wadsworth, Edward Alexander (29 October 1889)   Reference library

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...London, 14 Oct 1980 : Kt X B ( c.1916 , woodcut in black and grey, 2¾ × 2¾ ins/7 × 7 cm) GBP 380 London, 17 Oct 1980 : Boats in the Harbour, Le Havre ( 1939-1945 , tempera/canvas remounted/panel, 30 × 25 ins/76.2 × 63.5 cm) GBP 4,000 London, 10 June 1981 : Dazzle Ship at Sea ( 1919 , oil on canvas, 16¼ × 20 ins/41 × 50.5 cm) GBP 10,000 London, 8 Dec 1982 : Dry Dock for Scaling and Painting ( 1918 , woodcut in black, 9 × 8¼ ins/22.9 × 20.9 cm) GBP 1,900 London, 14 Nov 1984 : Composition ( 1947 , tempera, 24 × 20 ins/61 × 51 cm) GBP 4,800...

Wong, Wucius

Wong, Wucius (1936)   Reference library

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...Macau Bibliography Wong, Wucius : Principles of Two-Dimensional Design , Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1972. Wong, Wucius : The Tao of Chinese Landscape Painting: Principles and Methods , Design Press, New York, 1991. Ring of Fire: The Art of Wucius Wong , Kaikodo Journal X, New York,...

Buckley, Stephen

Buckley, Stephen (5 April 1944)   Reference library

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...and rope/canvas); Gloucester ( 1986 , oil/canvas/wood); Nice ( 1972 , acrylic and oil enamel/canvas and wood); Many Angles ( 1972 , mixed media); Java ( 1980 , oil/wood, canvas and board); numerous prints, screenprints and lithographs Auction Records London, 3 Dec 1981 : X ( 1972 , oil/perspex, 72 × 96 ins/183 × 244 cm) GBP 1,900 New York, 10 May 1984 : Longdean ( 1977 , oil on canvas, 48 × 39 ins/122 × 99 cm) USD 2,250 New York, 8 Oct 1988 : Red Wax on Woven Canvas ( 1976 , mounted on wood and metal, 39¾ × 48 × 3 ins/101 × 122 × 7.7 cm) USD...

Roberts, William Patrick

Roberts, William Patrick (5 June 1895)   Reference library

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...William Patrick British , 20th century, male. Born 5 June 1895 , in London; died 20 January 1980 . Painter (gouache) , watercolourist , draughtsman , illustrator . Scenes with figures, figures, portraits, landscapes with figures, seascapes. Vorticism. London Group, Group X. William Roberts attended evening classes at St Martin’s School of Art, London, from 1910 to 1913 , and then trained at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. In 1913 , during trips to France and Italy, he discovered Cubism and Futurism, both of which interested him. Having...

Lane, Abigail

Lane, Abigail (1967)   Reference library

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...Making History , Karsten Schubert, London 1995 , Abigail Lane: Skin of Teeth , Institute of Contemporary Art, London 2001 , Abigail Lane: Tomorrows World, Yesterdays Fever , Milton Keynes Art Gallery Museum and Gallery Holdings London (Tate Collection): Dinomouse Sequel Mutant X ( 1997 , screenprint) Manchester (Whitworth AG): Roll of Bloody Wallpaper ( 1995 ) Southampton (AG): Untitled (Large Ink pad No. 1) ( 1991 , sculptural installation); Untitled (David Brown) ( 1991 , installation) Bibliography Abigail Lane , exhibition catalogue, ICA/Glenn...

Ginner, Charles

Ginner, Charles (4 March 1878)   Reference library

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...Charles British , 20th century, male. Born 4 March 1878 , in Cannes, France; died 6 January 1952 , in London. Painter , engraver (woodcuts) . Urban landscapes, landscapes, flowers, military subjects. Cumberland Market Group, Group X, Camden Town Group, London Group and Fitzroy Street Group. Charles Ginner worked in an architect’s office in Paris for three years before joining the Académie Vitti in 1904 under Paul Gervais. He momentarily defected to the École des Beaux-Arts following a clash with Gervais, but returned to complete his studies at the...

Zhang Peili

Zhang Peili (1957)   Reference library

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...Pond Society, a group of avant-garde artists who emphasized the sensory and experiential elements of their performances. He became interested in the medium of television when it first appeared in China in the 1980s. His first lengthy video work, 30x30 ( 1988 ), showed Zhang repeatedly shattering and piecing together fragments of a mirror for three hours. In 1991 , Zhang participated in a group exhibition held in an underground car park in Shanghai, showing on a television his second video piece, Sanitation Document 3 . The piece showed the artist, wearing...

Dismorr, Jessica Stewart

Dismorr, Jessica Stewart (1885)   Reference library

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...Jessica Stewart British , 20th century, female. Born 1885 , in Gravesend, Kent; died 29 August 1939 , in London, committed suicide. Painter , watercolourist , illustrator , draughtswoman . Figures, landscapes. Vorticism. Group X, London Group. Jessica Dismorr studied at the Slade School of Art in London from 1902 to 1903 , with Max Bohm at Étaples, and from 1910 to 1913 with Jean Metzinger, John Duncan Fergusson and Dunoyer de Segonzac at the Académie de La Palette in Paris. In 1911 she contributed illustrations to the magazine Rhythm , and...

Arakawa, Shusaku

Arakawa, Shusaku (1961)   Reference library

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...1,800 New York, 7 Nov 1985 : X-ray of a Diagram No. 3 ( 1968 , acrylic, oil, Indian ink and graphite on canvas, 48½ × 72½ ins/123 × 184 cm) USD 11,000 New York, 11 Nov 1986 : A Study of Twins No. 2 After Walking or Talking ( 1976 , pencil, watercolour and coloured pencil on crumpled paper, 50 × 38 ins/127 × 96.5 cm) USD 9,000 New York, 21 Feb 1987 : At the Window ( 1967–1968 , acrylic, stencil, felt pen, pen and black ink on canvas, set of six panels, overall dimensions: 72 × 57¾ ins/183 × 147 cm) USD 120,000 New York, 20 Feb 1988 : Kiss ( 1968 ,...

Lewis, Wyndham

Lewis, Wyndham (1882)   Reference library

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...London, 9 March 1984 : Red and Black Olympus ( 1922 , watercolour, gouache and pen, 10 × 17 ins/25.3 × 43 cm) GBP 28,000 London, 9 March 1984 : Arghol ( 1914 , pen and wash, 12¾ × 8 ins/32.5 × 20.3 cm) GBP 16,000 London, 9 Nov 1984 : Surrealist Man and Surrealist Woman ( 1929 , oil on panel, series of four panels, 30 × 19 ins/76.2 × 48.3 cm) GBP 20,000 London, 15 March 1985 : Nude with Arms Raised ( 1930 , pen, wax crayon and watercolour, 14½ × 13¾ ins/37 × 35 cm) GBP 4,000 London, 21 May 1986 : Portrait of Elizabeth ( 1944 , oil on canvas,...

Roberts, David

Roberts, David (24 October 1796)   Reference library

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...Arabia, Egypt and Nubia (hand-coloured lithographs, 240 lithographs) GBP 70,000 London, 20 Nov 1986 : Mount Tabor from the Plain of Esdraelon ( 1839 , watercolour/pencil outlines heightened with touches of gouache, 8¾ × 12¾ ins/22.5 × 32.5 cm) GBP 11,000 London, 24 June 1988 : Ruins of a Small Temple, Baalbek (oil on canvas, 24¼ × 48 ins/61.6 × 121.9 cm) GBP 25,300 New York, 23 May 1989 : Comares Tower, The Alhambra, Granada ( 1838 , oil on panel, 20 × 16 ins/50.8 × 40.6 cm) USD 41,800 London, 15 Nov 1989 : Arch of Titus, Rome ( 1858 , oil on...

Bacon, Francis

Bacon, Francis (28 November 1909)   Reference library

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...160,000 London, 16 June 1976 : Composition ( 1933 , watercolour, pencil and pen heightened with gouache, 20¾ × 15¾ ins/53 × 40 cm) GBP 900 London, 29 June 1977 : Made in Blue VII ( 1954 , oil on canvas, 60 × 46 ins/152.5 × 117 cm) GBP 25,000 Rome, 24 May 1978 : Portrait (etching and aquatint, 10¼ × 8¾ ins/26 × 22.5 cm) ITL 1,100,000 London, 2 July 1981 : Reclining Figure ( 1966 , oil on canvas, 78 × 57¾ ins/198 × 147 cm) GBP 55,000 New York, 20 May 1982 : Turning Figure ( 1962 , oil on canvas, 78 × 56 ins/198 × 142 cm) USD 95,000 London, 23 March...

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