Tuymans is a figurative painter who doubts whether visual representations can ever be truthful.
I remember David Zwirner Gallery back in the 1990s, before Chelsea, when the New York art world was much smaller and more manageable.
Tuymans steps up to the bar, and this feels like a kaleidoscopic tour of Ensor’s clearly voraciously imaginative brain.
Across the city, many works by the 55 artists participating in the 2016 Biennale de Montréal deal with the possibilities, limitations, and consequences of spectacle and spectatorship.
At a press preview earlier this month, Sheena Wagstaff, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chairwoman for modern and contemporary art, said that “arguably only the Met” could put on a show like Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.
LONDON — Belgian artist Luc Tuymans, known for his paintings that rework existing photographic source material, has been found guilty of plagiarism in a European court for using a copyrighted photograph as the inspiration for an artwork.
The painter Luc Tuymans has been convicted of plagiarism over a portrait of the Belgian politician Jean-Marie Dedecker.
Sometimes a gallery’s books are more interesting than the artwork they regularly exhibit, and you can peruse their best artists and exhibitions from the confines of a well-constructed catalogue.