Uitgelicht | ‘Landscape’ van Oliver Lutz

De collectie van S.M.A.K. in woord en beeld

door Shuxian Lee

Throughout art history, artists have become increasingly aware of the tangible role of the viewer in the perception of a piece of work. The act of looking or the gaze has been tackled upon for centuries, from the brazen gaze of Manet’s Olympia (1863) that stares directly out towards the audience, to the portrayal of Cassatt’s woman holding opera glasses in a determined act of observation in At the Opera (1878 – 1879). In Landscape (2009), Oliver Lutz brings this act of voyeurism to a heightened level of awareness. Continue reading “Uitgelicht | ‘Landscape’ van Oliver Lutz”