Luc Tuymans

Belgian, born 1958

2,266 followers

Luc Tuymans

Belgian, born 1958

2,266 followers

Luc Tuymans’s metaphorical and figurative paintings, with their muted palette of grays and browns, …

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Luc Tuymans’s metaphorical and figurative paintings, with their muted palette of grays and browns, transform television, film, and print sources into examinations of history and memory. Beneath the artist’s restraint and gentle, often exquisite, painterly language are themes ranging from the Holocaust to corporations’ …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$3m, Christie's, 2013
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 3 more
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