When You Re Strange Painting By Patrick Hromas

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Patrick Hromas  'When You Re Strange', created in 2004, Original Drawing Pencil.
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Patrick Hromas


When You Re Strange

Size - (USA):
42 W x 53 H x 0 D (inches)
Size - (metric):
108.0 W x 135.4 H x 0.0 D (centimeters)
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When Youre Strange is the 6th artwork of the Nimes Series. Studies by psychiatrists prove that sensory changes are apparent in Schizophrenics. Colours can become more saturated or less so: hence the background colours of the painting is more saturated than the painting it deconstructs, "The Absinthe Drinkers" by Edgar Degas. In addition, emotional relation to colours is disrupted and forms can become more flattened. This can make patients believe that objects are unreal as two dimensional objects appear in three dimensions and three dimensional objects are flattened to seem two dimensional. This can be seen in the fact that the grey and white painted faces are also flattened. Also, the ability to distinguish one face from another is compromised, due to the previous mentioned visual anomalies. Hence the figure of the woman and the man have corresponding, distorted black and white painted faces next to their own. Patients have also reported that such experiences made peoples bodies appear 'strange', hence the man in the cafe has a body too large for his head. The title comes from the title of a Doors song. The sunglasses in the lower left corner are a reference to Giorgeo De Chiricos 1914 panting, "Portrait of Guillaume Apollinaire" which depicts the poet wearing a similar pair.
Keywords:   Original Painting, Conceptual Painting
Materials:   Oil Paintings

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