zaterdag 15 mei 2010

Daniel Pitin

Daniel Pitin choses as the subject of his paintings film stills not for the story they tell but for the gestures and expressions of its protagonists - movement and gestures are what interest Pitin and more often than not these are pained and violent. Our reactions to these are not ones of discomfort however but of attraction - the use of a refined, subtle color palette and gently expressive brush stroke lend these actions the adjectives beautiful, elegant. The movements no longer express a difficult emotion but are seen more for their purely physical traits, their movements in space and their unquestionable possession of the scene.


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