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Painterly, Moving, Dancing and Precise, About Bernard Gilbert's Paintings.

By Hans Theys. Every painting by Bernard Gilbert is one more try at creating a pictorial space: an illusion of depth obtained by juxtaposing parts or remmants of several layers of paint, which through their form, colour or texture, appear to be situed on different planes, a bit like flatsin stage scenery. Many painters try t ocreate paintings in this way, tryingto say something about art, the process of painting, and what it means to be a painter. One of the wonderful things about looking at painting is that so many people paint, and yet they all come up with new solutions, new formulae, new... [more]
Posted by Bernard Gilbert on 11/16/12