Marc Da Cunha Lopes

4 10 2011

Very odd fellow is this Marc Da Cunha Lopes. His work is very professional, surprising, intellectual. It would be hard to predict where he will go next. His ideas are not incredibly original. But his take on them is very interesting. Although his work is an analysis of contemporary life he seems more accepting than critical.

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Varial

4 10 2011

I have not always loved portrait painting. For one thing it seems self-serving. A form of flattery. But Varial’s work on the family Loufovsky is just wonderful stuff. The portraits are twisted enough to give ‘mock’ revelations of family members. They are in their seriousness like icons. Each of them brings a smile to my face.

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