The belgian painter and occasional curator luc tuymans speaks to ben eastham. Luc tuymans born 14 june 1958 is a belgian visual artist best known for his paintings which. Luc tuymans molesworth, helen, koerner, joseph, rugoff, ralph, horrigan, bill. I was born here and am somehow linked to this place. Born in 1958 and based in antwerp, he has exhibited since 1985, emerging internationally in the early 1990s as an artist who has addressed not just the continuation of paintings relevance. Luc tuymans was born in mortsel near antwerp, belgium in 1958. This monograph offers a comprehensive collection of luc tuymans work in printed media. There is samples of tuymans nearly entire career in this book accompanied by full definitions of each series and. He is a key figure of the generation of european figurative painters who gained renown at a time when many believed the medium had lost its relevance due to the new. Writings on the work of the painter luc tuymans by the artist himself and the foremost writers engaged with his work. The show at parasol unit, then, will be a show to be seen as a whole. This book is not only the most comprehensive survey of tuymans career to date, but also the most thorough chronology of his artistic development. The full image could only be seen from the balustrades, overlooking the. Luc tuymans, master of moral complexities, tries something new.
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