Luc Tuymans[no title] 1996

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Luc Tuymans (born 1958)
[no title]
From The Temple
Date 1996
MediumEtching and aquatint on paper
Dimensionsunconfirmed: 800 x 610 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1997
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms


Portfolio of 8 etchings with aquatint on BFK Rives wove paper 800 x 610; printed by Peter Kneub-4hler, Z-4rich and published by Peter Blum Editions, New York in an edition of 35
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… (read more)

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