22 Jul 2012

Anthropomorphic Landscapes

Visual metamorphosis. It's my term to describe a compositional method long used by major artists but virtually unknown to the art world except in a few rare cases. The only major exceptions I can immediately think of are Martin Schöngauer, Albrecht Dürer and Gustave Courbet three centuries...

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29 May 2011

Gormley on Art

Contemporary art is not my specialty. I do, however, keep my eyes open and I can't help getting the sense that many prominent artists today practice every painter paints himself in one way or another. The British sculptor, Anthony Gormley (1950-), spent several years studying Buddhism in the...

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