Luc Tuymans

Pigeons

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Pigeons
Luc Tuymans
Pigeons
2001
Oil on Canvas
128 x 156cm
Luc Tuymans’s pigeons bop in dumb disarray. Dirty and disease-ridden, they’re a strangely curious mob, a metaphoric stand-in for ourselves. Painted in the muted tones of history, Luc Tuymans offers a chilling ultimate truth about humankind. He makes a cold comedy of a terrifying thought.

     
 


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