Tal R Painting

For more than 25 years, Tal R (b. 1967) has been an unavoidable figure on the Danish art scene. ‘Tal R Painting’ is the first comprehensive presentation of his multifaceted painting practice – from the 1990s to the present, for which he has been internationally recognized as a significant innovator of figurative painting.

The book is based on a series of conversations between the artist and the author, Pernille Albrethsen, structured around the so-called “families,” which are Tal R’s concept for his series of painterly concepts. The book’s nine chapters follow nine such families. In addition, there is an introductory essay on Tal R’s painting in an art-historical context, especially focusing on how it emerged from the 1990s Copenhagen art scene.

  • Tal R Painting
  • By Pernille Albrethsen
  • Published: August 2024
  • Indbundet
  • Graphic design: Michael Jensen, K Grafik
  • Pages: 368
  • ISBN: 97887-94418-07-2
  • Edition/impression: 1/1
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