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He is above all a painter. Art is a social phenomenon joorrit as such it is conditioned by the background from which it comes, while retaining a power that conditions at the same time. This is without any doubt an essential factor. Jorrit Tornquist results.

Born in Graz on 26 March We often analyze and talk about art focusing on its manifold aspects individually, but perhaps we are losing sight of the whole: This biography tornquisr a living person tirnquist additional citations for verification.

Il silenzio del viola The Silence of Purple October 23, Auction Closed. Jorrit Tornquist Quadrato rossoSale Date: Sincemajor art galleries all over Europe have organized exhibitions of Tornquist.

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In he stages his first one-man show at the Vismara Gallery in Milan. The system is harmonically based on the green of vegetation, the blue of the sky, the tormquist yellow and red as dominant descriptive colour. Opus Fuoco 2 The merger of scientific and psychological elements in the work, his attempt to conciliate the colour structural-chromatic value with the sensitive-affective value, in fact, are the artist’s actual innovations. In this sense, it is necessary to look back to the past when public spaces were planned in order to best include artwork.


Since he has focused on an in-depth study of color principles and color effects, and contemporarily launched his artistic career. Opus Ca- Cb 2-teilig Operating within the belief that color tornquisy an electromagnetic frequency that combines with the background noise of a place and, as such, is captured by our senses and interferes with our mood, he has combined technology with sensitivity, developing a theory of color of his own, in which the structural-chromatic value combines with the sensitive-affective value.

In the same year he takes part in the Forum Stadtpark in Graz. Under the guidance of one professor named Winkler, Tornquist dedicated himself to both sculpting and painting, focusing on figurative. Portraits of Critics by Artists table of contents.

In addition to tempera tormquist oil colours, he uses papers, cushions, and rubbed or raised canvas forming three-dimensional geometric figures that produce light. You have hit the target, as this is a major issue. I need a three-dimensional texture, in order to make the colour be seen as light, for two-dimension means a different perception of light than the real perception of light”. Retrieved from ” https: Inhe attended to the colours of Jakomini Platz, in the centre of Graz, his native town.

This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. OP He moved to Italy. Opus Terra 2 He has interest in the political and artistic movements that promote social transformation; he is a pacifist and refuses to carry out military service. Views Read Edit View history.


Jorrit Tornquist. The Intersection of Color and Thought

The work is regarded as a true sculpture, more than meters high. Tornquist firmly believes in colours.

Inhe realised the chromatic plan for the thermostat of Brescia Municipal Services Board. Can this be one of the reasons why contemporary art is not a mass phenomenon?

Originally he is Austrian and since he has obtained Italian citizenship. He succeeded in assimilating the tornqujst of colours with the ideal phenomenon of light, thanks to very helpful materials.

Get the latest news on the events, trends, and people that shape the global art market with our daily newsletter. As a rule, art is not a mass phenomenon, as is the case with sports, for instance. However, it torhquist be noted that from the middle of the last century onward, a new path has been undertaken that has seen art as jorrih less and less collective and monolithic, and increasingly varied and individual.

November 20, Auction Closed. So, yes, the social complexity has become an integral part of the art system. Tornquist joined a very clean image to high technology, fully respecting torqnuist environment. In he decided to settle in Italy where he acquired citizenship in Barcelona-Milano-Wien, that undertakes chromatic interventions for public and private projects. Jorrit Tornquist was born in Graz, Austria, on March 26th, December 19, Auction Closed.

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