.pinxit : paintings
“A thing is a thing, not what is said of that thing.”
Marco Rump (1971) works as an artist in Amsterdam since 1996.
My aim is to make the work of art free of meaning and find aesthetics in the intrinsic form. These works are made within the painting idiom on the basis of ideas that support the physical form of the painting, such as a limited color palette, simple logic in composition, and the methods by which the paint is applied. The goal is to let all elements refer to what the picture is in a formal sense, instead of communicating content. The finishing of the painting is an essential part of the work, with this design the works are signed. Read on →