Purchased from Blumarts Inc., New York (Grant-in-Aid) 1997
This text discusses the group of eight works (P78005-P78012) as a whole.
Much of Tuymans's work is influenced by cinema and television and by his own experiments with film and photography. 'For my generation, television is very important. There's a huge amount of visual information which can never be experienced but which can be seen, and its impact is enormous. I think it's almost impossible to make a universal image. One can only make bits of images. Existence looks edited ... After seeing a film I try to figure out which single image is the one with which I can remember all the moving images of the movie…