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Title: Marcel Berlanger : One-Eyed
Description: Aalst, Belgium, In Situ. 2004, First Edition. Hard Cover. Text: English / Dutch / French. 88 p.; ill.; 20 x 27 cm. Editon: 700. " Marcel Berlanger uses procedures extensively. When creating - or should we rather say 'constructing' or 'performing' - a painting, he seems to follow step by step a program that is determined beforehand and directed centrally, for example in the making of the Fumées. Berlanger draws an orthogonal grid over a photograph of his subject and transposes this grid - blown up x times - onto the canvas, in order to colour the image square after square. What goes for the wisps of smoke - these apparently chaotic wisps are the result of a thoroughly disciplined and rational painting procedure - goes just as well for the marines. However 'wild' and 'natural' the sea may seem, the beholder who tends to be overwhelmed by romantic feelings, as if swept away by turbulent waters, should be warned in advance: below these surfaces, a similarly meticulously calculated, traced out grid is hidden. " As new.

Keywords: Marcel Berlanger

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