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Journal
2013 | 2 | 35-50
Article title

Demiurg jest dwoistością. Alfred Kubin i Bruno Schulz – próba porównania

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EN
Demiurge Is Dual. Alfred Kubin and Bruno Schulz – an Attempt at Comparison
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PL
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Both Bruno Schulz and Aflred Kubin moved freely between image and word. In their artistic quests they first turned toward the iconic and only then chose the verbal art. In Schulz’s work, the relationship between woman and man is reduced to adoration. Schulz’s man knows that the beauty he admires is beyond his reach, while Kubin reaches further. For him, the sexual act means loss of masculinity. The Austrian draughtsman approaches sexual desire as difficult to control, sometimes animal in its forms, while for Schulz desire is subtler and more sublimated. Both Schulz and Kubin addressed the problem of limited and imperfect reality which sustains the artist’s imagination while he tries to improve it. Both also surprised the audience with their teriomorphic ideas. In the age when most painters preferred chromatic richness, both Kubin and Schulz chose drawing and etching. They preferred techinques which stressed the realtionship of light and color. White and black, making an ascetic combination, let them achieve the maximum of expression. Their works are visions of somnambulists.
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Year
Issue
2
Pages
35-50
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published
2013-03-04
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bwmeta1.element.ojs-issn-2300-5823-year-2013-issue-2-article-2146
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