Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 9783777421827 Published August 2014 For sale in North America and Japan only

Rita de Muynck

Under the Skin

Christa Sütterlin, Andrea C. Theil, and Thomas Zacharias

Christa Sütterlin, Andrea C. Theil, and Thomas Zacharias

Distributed for Hirmer Publishers

Edited by Andrea C. Theil
192 pages | 175 color plates | 9 1/2 x 11
Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 9783777421827 Published August 2014 For sale in North America and Japan only
Dreams, the subconscious, and the involuntary sensual associations of synesthesia are among the forces that find expression in the large-scale figurative paintings and droll day-and-night drawings of Belgian contemporary artist Rita de Muynck. Expressionistic and richly colored, de Muynck’s paintings draw viewers into a rich world of sensual experience.
           
This lavishly illustrated book—the first to turn the focus on de Muynck’s body of work—presents the artist’s paintings, drawings, installations, and sculptures from 1998 to the present alongside an interview with de Muynck and a selection of essays and literary and scientific texts. Together, the paintings and writings in Rita de Muynck: Under the Skin contribute to an understanding of how the artist’s distinct style is characterized by the interconnectedness of the senses and the expression of existential experience.
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