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His exhibition activity, as a color artist-scientist, is conspicuous; he has been included in more than exhibitions. Jorrit Tornquist was born in Graz, Austria, on March 26th, He is above all a painter. What is art today? This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat October 17, Auction Closed. In he stages his first one-man show at the Vismara Gallery in Milan. Il silenzio del viola The Silence of Purple The non-industrial buildings final aspect is an iridescent aluminium skin, obtained through stratification, perfectly integrated jorri the surrounding landscape.

But just as society, and individuals tornqquist, are constantly changing over time, the same is true of art as well. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In my opinion, art cannot be defined univocally: I need a three-dimensional texture, in order to tornnquist the colour be seen as light, for two-dimension means a different perception of light than the real perception of light”.

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Opus Terra 2 He has participated in numerous prestigious exhibitions, notably including the Venice Biennale, and has published several books on his color and spatial theories. This is without any doubt an essential factor. Born in in Graz, Austria. Jorg Mayrthen gradually he began to deal with important architectural sites, among which stands out the incineration plant in Brescia At the macro level, in fact, it is always possible to trace the outline of what is proposed by tornquits topicality, but as we morrit into details, the situation becomes more and more complicated, until approaching the individual artist whose personal history and thought we need to be familiar with, in my opinion.


His exhibition activity, as a color artist-scientist, is conspicuous; he has been included in more than exhibitions. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Jorrit Tornquist Austrian, born In the same year he takes part in the Forum Stadtpark in Graz.

In parallel to his artistic practices, he starts his career as color consultant with a project for the Caffetteria dello Studente in Grazin collaboration with Arch.

So, yes, the social complexity has become an integral part of the art system. Born in Graz, Austria inhe went on to study architecture at the University of Graz and settled in Italy inwhere he acquired citizenship in Portraits of Critics by Artists table of contents. Throughout his artistic career, Tornquist has developed his own unique theory on the effects of color on human perception and emotion, combining the so-called structural-chromatic value with the sensitive-affective value of various hues in his work.

In Jorrit Tornquist creates a performance titled “Apartheid” in Graz, his native town, with the intention to raise public awareness towards all living forms. November 24, Auction Closed. Sincehe has also become an Italian citizen. He has interest in the political and artistic movements that promote social transformation; he is iorrit pacifist and refuses to carry out military service. Senza titolo Actually, familiarity cannot only be created by encouraging young students to visit museums and exhibitions—which is surely very useful and noble as a first step towards such necessary intimacy with art.

Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Quadrato rosso Certainly we often tend to analyze specific issues concerning art and its production not only because we have reached a very high and refined level of research from the artistic side and analysis from the critical side, but also because of the amount jorrjt information we receive from this world, which today has become extremely wide and varied.

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You have hit the target, as this is a major issue. Opus Ca- Cb 2-teilig Barcelona-Milano-Wien, that undertakes chromatic interventions for public and private projects. Thank you for subscribing!

Jorrit Tornquist and the eternal light of colour

We often analyze and talk about art focusing on its manifold aspects individually, but perhaps we are losing sight of the whole: He started from a very scientific and ecological approach, based on accurate experiments on colour, density and clarity and on the analysis of the complementary effects, according to the Concrete Art tradition.

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Under the guidance of one professor named Winkler, Tornquist dedicated himself to both sculpting and painting, focusing on figurative.

Sfumature Shades Tornquist has also curated many Color Projects related to the urban environment, among these: Op Since he has focused on an in-depth study of color principles and color effects, and contemporarily launched his artistic career.

Views Read Edit View history. Please enter a valid email address. In the early sixties began his interest in research on the first color from a scientific perspective. He succeeded in assimilating the matter of colours with the ideal phenomenon of light, thanks to very helpful materials. Critics and art writers you are interested in working as Tornquist including: Born in Graz on 26 March Inat the Polytechnic University in Graz, he decided to take up architecture.