Peter Vos

“Heart of Darkness” oil paintings series by a Utrecht, The Netherlands based artist Peter Vos (born 1975). “Following his panoramic mountain landscapes characterised by disconnection and coolness, and thereby representing a natural purity, the recent subjects of Peter Vos are closer to home and literally within arm’s reach. The animal portraits form a technical challenge due to their wonderful variety in coats, feathers and forms. But Vos also has the possibility to zoom in on the material and to lay bare the smallest of details. The precise painting of portraits of young and fully grown animals results in Vos’ case automatically in an intimate and claustrophobic atmosphere.” — MV LevievanderMeer
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