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Nigel Cooke

Nigel Cooke

Published April 1st 2011
ISBN : 9783865609113
Hardcover
112 pages
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Nigel Cookes large-scale paintings construct a dark and melancholic world, populated by artists and philosophers dwarfed by the moody voids of color surrounding them. Reminiscent of the murkiness of backdrops in a dream, the isolate fragility ofMoreNigel Cookes large-scale paintings construct a dark and melancholic world, populated by artists and philosophers dwarfed by the moody voids of color surrounding them. Reminiscent of the murkiness of backdrops in a dream, the isolate fragility of Giacometti and the more romantic climes of Caspar David Friedrich, Cookes paintings have invented a new idiom for the portrayal of the figure.