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Jorrit Tornquist. The Intersection of Color and Thought

Jorrit Tornquist results. Jorrit Tornquist born 26 March is an artist, a color consultant, and a color theorist.

Biography Jorrit Tornquist is an Austrian abstract artist. Under the guidance of todnquist professor named Winkler, Tornquist dedicated himself to both sculpting and painting, focusing on figurative. Tornquist firmly believes in colours.

Opus Terra 2 Subsequently, the artist became aware of the insufficiency of an art, which was limited to geometric and programmed projects. Portraits of Critics by Artists table of contents.

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This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Tornquist has also curated many Color Projects related to the urban environment, among these: Born in Graz, Austria inhe went on to study architecture at the University of Graz and settled in Italy inwhere tornquistt acquired citizenship in He started from a very scientific and ecological approach, based on accurate experiments on colour, density and clarity and on the analysis of the complementary effects, according to the Concrete Art tradition.

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Colours are his philosophy of life. This stems from a superficial knowledge of art tornquish the past certainly provides you with excellent tools to understand the present—and from the objective difficulty of deciphering the present, which is already complicated in other aspects of life tornqkist the public might be more familiar with than art.

The merger of scientific and psychological elements in the work, his attempt to conciliate the colour structural-chromatic value with the sensitive-affective value, in fact, are the artist’s actual innovations.

Opus Ca- Cb 2-teilig Inhe attended to the colours of Jakomini Platz, in the centre of Graz, his native town. What is art today?

By using this site, you rornquist to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In parallel to his artistic practices, he starts his career as color consultant with a project for the Caffetteria dello Studente in Grazin collaboration with Arch. Jorrit Tornquist MorfosSale Date: According to what he says: Projects like the ones you have accomplished in several cities across Europe have, in addition to intellectual and artistic value, a component of scientific research aimed at improving the perception of spaces and well-being within them.

He succeeded in assimilating the matter of colours with the ideal phenomenon of light, thanks to very helpful materials.

Quadrato rosso Tornquist did not only paint pictures. He has also won several awards: Senza titolo He has participated in numerous prestigious exhibitions, notably including the Venice Jorrir, and has published several books on his color and spatial theories.

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Operating within the belief that color is an electromagnetic frequency that combines with the background noise of a place and, as such, is captured by our senses and interferes with our mood, he has combined technology with sensitivity, developing a theory of color of his own, in which the structural-chromatic value combines with the sensitive-affective value.

Operating within the belief that color is an electromagnetic frequency that combines with the background noise of a place and, as such, is captured by our senses and interferes with our mood, he has combined technology with sensitivity, developing a theory of color of his own, in which the structural-chromatic value combines with the sensitive-affective value.

Initially Tornquist studied biology. Barcelona-Milano-Wien, that undertakes chromatic interventions for public and private projects.

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However, it should be noted that from the middle of the last century onward, a new path has been undertaken that has seen art as something less and less collective and monolithic, and increasingly varied and individual.

December 6, Auction Closed. We often analyze and talk about art focusing on its manifold aspects individually, but perhaps we are losing sight of jirrit whole: His exhibition activity, as a color artist-scientist, is conspicuous; he has been included in more than exhibitions.

You have hit the target, as this is a major issue. He moved to Italy.