Robert COMBAS - Three Faces

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Type of Artwork Original artwork
Title Three Faces
Year 2000
Category Painting
Medium Mixed media
Signature Not signed
Size of the artwork
16.93 x 32.17 in
43 x 81.7 cm
Certificate issued by Black Contemporary Gallery
Invoice issued by Black Contemporary Gallery
Condition good condition
Observations

Robert Combas was a pioneer of the figuration libre movement in France . Inspired by the punk movement, graffiti art, and comics, it was a reaction against the heavily conceptual, academic, and studio driven practices of the 1970s. Extolling spontaneity and unfettered expression as virtues, Combas fills his paintings with recognizable cartoon characters, rock-n-roll imagery, cyborgs, body parts come to life, calligraphy, and sexuality, among many other elements. The paintings came from the artist’s direct visual engagement with the world, rather than an internal process of epistemic revelation. Combas hoped viewers would access his paintings without recourse to arcane theoretical knowledge or a thorough grounding in art history.

Provenance Galerie Rachlin-Lemarié, Paris, 

                    Drouot Estimations

Dimensions: 43x82 Artist: Robert Combas Medium: Mixed media

The work is covered with glass and the glass is painted over

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Contact the seller: Black Contemporary Gallery

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