Art fed by Art

Eva Bužgová

How can a painter convey his fascination with painting of past eras, how can he recall ancient myths and legends, record eerie processes and shape grotesque objects, which come to us in dreams and vegetate in the twilight of everyday existence; why visualize emotions stirred by the overlapping of the past with the present, the near with the infinite? How can one save fragments of today in the database for an uncertain tomorrow? And in whom will all the intense creative effort and an unbraced form-creating imagination evoke a new aesthetical experience and contribute to feeling of the harmony of life? Such questions will have probably been posed in the silence of working concentration by Michal Tomek, an artist lonesome in his search for classical perfection of his paintings.

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