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Luc Tuymans

The Rumour, 2002-2003

Suite of 7 lithographs encased in painted wood & plexi, with wooden birdcage in four panels
36 × 269 × 12 in
91.4 × 683.3 × 30.5 cm
Edition of 18
This is part of a limited edition set.
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"Ten years ago, on a trip to Bretagne in France, I visited several …

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"Ten years ago, on a trip to Bretagne in France, I visited several chateaux...I noticed that each had a small Pantheon-like building to the right of the entrance gate...I entered one and saw that there were spaces in the brickwork of the dome...A father was explaining to his son that by …

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Brooke Alexander Editions & David Zwirner
Luc Tuymans
Belgian, b. 1958
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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’ ill-gotten power to Walt Disney’s vision of the future. Still Life (2002), Tuymans’s response to 9/11, is a large-scale painting of the most quotidian of objects, fruit and a glass pitcher, a comment on the impossibility of capturing the unspeakable.

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"Ten years ago, on a trip to Bretagne in France, I visited several …

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Additional Text Panel:
"Ten years ago, on a trip to Bretagne in France, I visited several chateaux...I noticed that each had a small Pantheon-like building to the right of the entrance gate...I entered one and saw that there were spaces in the brickwork of the dome...A father was explaining to his son that by …

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Publisher
Brooke Alexander Editions & David Zwirner
Luc Tuymans
Belgian, b. 1958
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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’ ill-gotten power to Walt Disney’s vision of the future. Still Life (2002), Tuymans’s response to 9/11, is a large-scale painting of the most quotidian of objects, fruit and a glass pitcher, a comment on the impossibility of capturing the unspeakable.

Luc Tuymans

The Rumour, 2002-2003

Suite of 7 lithographs encased in painted wood & plexi, with wooden birdcage in four panels
36 × 269 × 12 in
91.4 × 683.3 × 30.5 cm
Edition of 18
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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