untitled (Orange-Blue)2000 / acrylic, plywood / 190 x 800 cm / no. 0023 Licence 3.0    Wróć
“My dream is for paintings to have such control over the viewer that his environment ceases to exist and the painting, unrestricted by any framework, can grow freely, sucking the viewer inside,” the artist once commented on his work. Tarasewicz’s paintings are unframed and although the one in the Foundation’s collection has Although the piece in the Foundation's collection is one of few works by Leon Tarasewicz which can be assigned precise dimensions, it is as “total” as the artist’s monumental spatial installations. The piece reacts to the viewer’s movement, changing colour from blue to orange depending on the angle from which it is viewed. A highly sensual experience of colour is further enhanced by the picture’s intensely textural quality. It is precisely the deep regular furrows that, besides colour itself, serve to build Tarasewicz’s illusory, sensual, painting.