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Luc Tuymans

 (born 1958)
Luc Tuymans is active/lives in Belgium.  Luc Tuymans is known for abstract painting and sculpture.

Biography   Luc Tuymans


LUC TUYMANS

1958
Born Mortsel, Belgium

1976
Began to study Fine Arts

Lives and works in Antwerp

Exposing the gap between represented image and historical event, Luc Tuymans's paintings delve into the inner workings of how mythology is created.  The reality of Luc Tuymans's work is almost 'twee', pleasing images of a lampshade or leopard-skin rug pass quite comfortably as aesthetic totems; it's only their cognitive association with the Holocaust, or atrocities of the Belgian Congo, that encapsulates the true banality of evil - the unspeakable horror in a teacup, the monstrous potential of an empty bath. Luc Tuymans's paintings consciously fall desperately short of the iconic, becoming vestiges pose   ...  Displaying 750 of 6590 characters.

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