welcome to our mayhem.
Samstag, 12. Februar 2011
The Diagnostic View , 1992.
Luc Tuymans (born 1958 in Mortsel, Belgium) is one of the key figures of a new generation of figurative painters . Born and raised in Antwerp, where he lives and works. He studied fine arts as well as history of art at several universities in Brussels and Antwerp, Belgium. Luc Tuymans is a chield of the 1950‘s, thus his work is understandable influenced by history. One of the remarkable features of his work are: relationship between photography and painting, still life, rituals and traditions. His work has been the subject of various museums, including: the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerp, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Ghent, Bonnefanten Museum Maastricht, Centre Pompidou Paris, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Pinakothek der Moderne Munich and the Tate Gallery London.
All images via Saatchi Gallery.