Have you met…Tadeusz Bartos?

An introduction can be a wonderful thing. You can meet interesting people, and make new friends. You can be introduced to your new favorite foods, books, music, or artist.

I’d like to introduce you to some of my favorite artists. Some of whom I’ve been familiar with for years, and other I’ve only recently been introduced to.

The artist I’d like to introduce is the painter Tadeusz Bartos.

Studio of Tadeusz Bartos.

Studio of Tadeusz Bartos.

Biography Born 1971, Lives and works in Prague.  1989 Václav Hollar Art School. 1998 FUUD – Faculty of Art and Design Exhibition 2012 Mechanical Chicken, Library of the Institute of Philosophy Academy of Sciences, Prague 2012 3 ve Dvore, gallery Chaberský dvůr 2010 New Paintings, final, Prague 2007 New Paintings, Chodovská tvrz, Prague 2006 Liben, Pigment gallery, Prague 2005 Body, K-centrum, Prague 2003 Pipes, klub Delta, Prague 2002 New Paintings, Domu ABF gallery, Prague 2001 New Paintings, Česká spořitelna, Prague

"Transmutation", Painting, Acrylic On Canvas, 2012, 145 x 185 x 4 cm

“Transmutation”, Painting, Acrylic On Canvas, 2012, 145 x 185 x 4 cm

“The initial point of my paintings is the drawing. The sensibly captured motives and thoughts in sketch-book are consequently developed and combined in bigger scale on the canvas, while the whole process is taken on a tape so I can manipulate or revert the whole picture and blend the newly created motives into the old ones – it is after then when the paintings get their specific character. The surprise of completely new motives and connections thrills me. It is this moment of surprise that shapes and bends the work to its final stage, when the painting often leaves the initial sketch.” TB

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