The Painting of Tamás Kopasz
The painting of Tamás Kopasz is interpreted by many people and in many ways–as normally the artworks of famous artists. Analytical, systematic, synoptic, funny writings or essays written in friendly ways deal with his artworks and creative activity. In the field of the growing oeuvre the fast multiplying texts create a more and more consistent structure, a kind of text-packing. The following writing can be determined as a typographical co-note, lingering beside the pattern of the spectacular “packaging”, the decorative rule of which is not so important, rather it attracts the attention on several directions.
Fortunately, Tamás Kopasz is more interested in the experience of the act of painting and in the strange painting procedure of a canvas than the current and fashionable art topics and trends. “I create not because somebody needs it” – the artist says. It means that he doesn’t seek for professional recognition. Tamás Kopasz concentrates on painting. Moreover, the latter quotation can be misunderstood if it is compared with his paintings which have only been skimmed. In this case one can draw a false conclusion: “Only the paint meets your will [...] the painter himself does not have any say”. However, Kopasz’s art is not the interesting re-enactment of abstract expressionism, nor he focuses on spontaneity nor on consummation of the paint’s own will. For him the canvas is not an “arena-battlefield” yet (Rosenberg), where the picture is ... Read More