#ONE #GERMAN #PAINTING #TAUGHT ME HOW TO #VISIT A #MUSEUM

Christoph Paudiß, Ein Marodeur (A Marauder) (1665). Image: Ben Davis. a student of Rembrandt, carrying the Dutchman’s style of poignant chiaroscuro with him back to the German lands.

What One Mysterious, Easily Overlooked German Painting Taught Me About How to Visit a Museum in the Age of Blockbusters A Marauder stands for the best-case fate for the typical piece of art in a museum—which then also makes it stand for the typical condition of “Art” when you strip away the myth of its transparent timelessness. That fate is not to vanish. It endures. But it’s also not to inspire lasting ecstasies of interpretation or to summon crowds. Instead, it is to be present but not present, lurking in the shadows, waiting for the moment when it might actually be seen and known.

Below; a work by internationally collected artist Diego Voci with similar expression and depth in its interpretation. To see more visit: https://www.pinterest.com/diegovoci/old-men-and-more-diegovocitm/

Diego Voci; Der Alte “Old Man” 21 of 60 Lithography

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s