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Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Tornquist has also curated many Color Projects related to the urban environment, among these: November 20, Auction Tornqhist.

Jorg Mayrthen gradually he began to deal with important architectural sites, among which stands out the incineration plant in Brescia So, yes, the social complexity has become an integral part of the art system. Op Sfumature Shades Operating within the belief that color itself has an electromagnetic frequency that, when combined with the background noise of a place, interferes with our mood, his work strives to combine technological invention with emotional sensitivity. November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

In he decided to settle in Italy where he acquired citizenship in In this sense, tonquist is necessary to look back to the past when public spaces were planned in order to best include artwork.

Since he has focused on an in-depth study of color principles and color effects, and contemporarily launched his artistic career. Therefore, Tornquist elaborated his own “Theory of Colour”, based on his technical knowledge, together with personal sensibility and studies about colours effects on mood.


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Thank you for subscribing! In he decided to settle in Italy where he acquired citizenship in Jorrit Tornquist OpSale Date: 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.

As a rule, art is not a mass phenomenon, as is the case with sports, for instance. This stems from a superficial knowledge of art history—knowing 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 jorrih the public might be more familiar with than art.

Jorrit Tornquist

Colours are his philosophy of life. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In Jorrit Tornquist creates a performance titled “Apartheid” in Graz, tornquis native town, with the intention to raise public awareness towards all living forms. 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.


It must, rather, become part of everyday life. Inhe attended to the colours of Jakomini Platz, in the centre of Graz, his native town.

Il silenzio del viola The Silence of Purple In he stages his first one-man show at the Vismara Gallery in Milan. In my opinion, art cannot be defined univocally: Jorrit Tornquist MorfosSale Date: He has also won several awards: Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

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Senza Titolo Untitled His exhibition activity, as a color artist-scientist, is conspicuous; he has been included in more than exhibitions. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. The work is regarded as a true sculpture, more than meters high.

Jorrit Tornquist born 26 March is an artist, a color consultant, and a color theorist. He has been studying colours and perception for forty years. However, these two lines are not enough to express what we might actually need a whole book to write, wondering what art is, especially today. Jorrit Tornquist Senza titoloSale Date: December 6, Auction Closed.