Hieronymus Bosch: 1450-1516 (Taschen Art Series)
Although rooted in the Old Dutch tradition, Bosch developed a highly subjective, richly suggestive formal language. With a mixture of religious humility and satanic wit, he illustrated both the joys of heaven...more
For me, this painting is Dante’s Divine Comedy made manifest. Bosch is the only painter I know who could equal that great poet’s vision and imagination. The result is ...more
Bosing's text doesn't really add anything to the overall package but it doesn't need to - these paintings speak for themselves, and what they say is brilliant, terrifying and sometimes hilarious.
Però per scoprire di più si deve andare al Museo del Prado di Madrid.
Pittore fiammingo ipingeva essere mostruosi, diavoli e demoni. Le sue opere sono spesso trasposizioni visive di giochi di parole e matfore verbali. Non è riconducibile a nessuna scuola in particolare. Bos ...more
That said, there are a few mildly annoying editing details that stain this book. First ...more
I was fortunate enough to see the exhibition held in his home town Hertogenbosch celebrating the 500th anniversary of his death. This book helped me to have a better understanding of his work ...more