Hernan Bas

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Hernan Bas: Transcendentalism   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Hernan Bas at Galerie Perrotin - Turenne January 9th, 2010 - March 13th, 2010
Posted 3/8/10
The ethereal characters in the Hernan Bas’ paintings, drawings and films are often melancholy and solitary. They belong to the romantic and decadent literature of the 19th century, Lautréamont, Huysmans…They evolve in Fauvist landscapes, provoking a suggestive eroticism as the nude males of Hippolyte Flandrin or Thomas Eakins. Like Elisabeth Peyton or Karen Kilimnik, Hernan Bas reinterprets classical painting and draws particular inspiration from the myths and history of art. The title... [more]
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