rosenfeld porcini gallery is proud to present ‘The Hardcore of Beauty' a first solo UK exhibition featuring new oil works on canvas and paper by Austrian painter Robert Muntean
the hardcore of beauty
4 april – 31 may 2014
private view: thursday 3 april | 6:30-8:30pm
Muntean’s paintings have a formal complexity built up from multiple layers of applied paint, yet without a build up of material the surface remains uniform and flat whilst revealing a great depth. His formal approach includes a wide variety of hues and shades often of the same colour – in particular his use of green. Muntean’s narrative, whilst always basing itself around the human figure, varies quite considerably from historical figures, cinematic characters to rock musicians. The artist himself considers this exhibition to be his most musical. There is a harmony and rhythm in the final works in how he applies the paint, which resonates with the dynamism and shading of a musical score.
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