He points next to a densely impasted
In the paintings made this year Cheung's acrylic paint is heavily impasted
and drippy, in contrast to the smooth surface of Technophobia from 2005, the only earlier painting in the show.
For instance, where editors and textual critics find errors arising from illegible handwriting--such as "total guise" for "total gules", "Back't and imparched" for "Baked and impasted
", and "Rifted" for "Roasted" (7.347-50)--Thompson and Taylor find plausible readings in all except "Back't" (2006b: 108).
Crests of impasted
paint catch the light as if to animate the Son of God.
He used a wide range of media - oil, acrylic, ink, wax crayon, egg yolk and vinegar - to build up richly impasted
surfaces of glowing golden light which call the work of the old masters, even Leonardo da Vinci, to mind.
Its richly impasted
shimmering surface suggests dappled light, movement and chance encounters offered up by a warm summer evening.
Part of a group consigned to the saleroom by long-time Dallas collectors Nancy Lee and Perry Bass, this richly impasted
canvas soared over its unpublished estimate to sell for $81.3m, the second highest auction price for the artist.
The artist revolutionised the painted image, using the techniques of watercolour to build up a pictorial surface with layers of thin, translucent colour as well as by touches of impasted
El Anatsui's Peju's Robe sold for 806,500 [pounds sterling]; the monumental lacquered paper Untitled (Red Fan), the auction debut for a sculpture by Gutai group founding member Kazuo Shiraga, changed hands for 1.5m [pounds sterling]; and Frank Auerbach's lush and deeply impasted
'In this room is just about all there is of modern and contemporary art,' says Lady Juliet in her bell-like staccato, her dazzling blue eyes moving from the two husbands to the explosion of impasted
, fiery colour that is Epstein's Dahlias.
The bisection accounts for the unusual narrow, upright format, its verticality emphasised by the black striped background that intrudes into the pictorial space and offsets Bacon's famously visceral and impasted
handling of flesh.
A great, elegiac evening sky casts a soft golden light across the shore, but it is the reflections in the wet sand and the crusty, impasted
tracks left by horse and wagon that are the real marvel and they fall into place only when you stand well back from the canvas.