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Luc Tuymans / Ulrich Loock ... [et al.].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : Phaidon, 1996.ISBN:
  • 071483551X
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 759.9493 20
Contents:
Interview: Juan Vicente Aliaga in conversation with Luc Tuymans -- On layers of sign-relations, in the light of mechanically reproduced pictures, from ten years of exhibitions / Ulrich Loock -- The Unforgiving Trace / Nancy Spector -- Chevengur (extract), 1928 / Andrei Platonov -- Disenchantment, 1991.
Summary: Luc Tuymans is a Belgian artists who emerged in the late 1980s. His work fuses the traditions of Old Master Flemish and Spanish genre painting with a late 20th century sensibility. Ulrich Loock uses Tuymans' installation of exhibitions as a way of mapping key themes. Juan Vicente Aliaga reveals sources and motivations through his dialogue with the artist, whilst curator and critic Nancy Spector explores the narrative possibilities of one painting, Pillows. Tuymans selects Chevengur, a primitivist, magical tale by Russian author Andrei Platonov, and gives a fascinating account of his work in the essay 'Disenchantment'.
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Interview: Juan Vicente Aliaga in conversation with Luc Tuymans -- On layers of sign-relations, in the light of mechanically reproduced pictures, from ten years of exhibitions / Ulrich Loock -- The Unforgiving Trace / Nancy Spector -- Chevengur (extract), 1928 / Andrei Platonov -- Disenchantment, 1991.

Luc Tuymans is a Belgian artists who emerged in the late 1980s. His work fuses the traditions of Old Master Flemish and Spanish genre painting with a late 20th century sensibility. Ulrich Loock uses Tuymans' installation of exhibitions as a way of mapping key themes. Juan Vicente Aliaga reveals sources and motivations through his dialogue with the artist, whilst curator and critic Nancy Spector explores the narrative possibilities of one painting, Pillows. Tuymans selects Chevengur, a primitivist, magical tale by Russian author Andrei Platonov, and gives a fascinating account of his work in the essay 'Disenchantment'.