Luc Tuymans

Peaches & Technicolor

2013

Suite of 2 screenprints on BFK Rives 250 gram in a blue linen portfolio.

This is a diptych, measuring 76 x 56 cm each. The image size of Peaches is 60 x 40.5 cm, while the image size of Technicolor is slightly smaller at 60 x 45.1 cm.

Edition of 75 copies, signed and numbered by the artist

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about this work

To coincide with the major exhibition Constable, Delacroix, Friedrich, Goya – A Shock to the Senses (Dresden, Albertinum, Galerie Neue Meister), Luc Tuymans has applied two major wall paintings of Peaches and of Technicolor to the walls of the staircase of the Schauspielhaus, Postplatz, Dresden. These two works were part of the exhibition which opened on March 16th, 2013. Peaches and Technicolor originated as paintings which Tuymans first showed in London at the Zwirner Gallery in autumn 2012, together with the ALLO series. The pictures were inspired by two images from an advertising film from 1913, whose lack of sharpness and weak colour saturation particularly interested him as a painter.

about Luc Tuymans

Luc Tuymans is considered one of the most significant European painters of his generation and has been an enduring influence on younger and emerging artists. Tuymans is an inheritor to the vast tradition of Northern European painting, while his relationship to the medium was strongly influenced by photography, television, and cinema. He paints distinctive compositions, consisting of ingenious use of cropping, close-ups and framing. By means of a muted palette, his easily recognizable, sparsely coloured, figurative canvases have redefined the traditional genres of everyday and history painting.

Through a filmic or photographic gaze, Tuymans retakes heavily loaded themes from the recent past and examines footage on their deceptive authenticity, which often results in ambiguous and disorienting paintings. Frequently the notion of power and violence can be considered a leitmotiv throughout his artistic oeuvre.

 

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