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Another (H)era. Series Greek mythological portraits, 2018 is a creation by the artist Jos Letschert. Category image. Acryl on canvas, 160 x 120. Painting. 5 distinctions, 2K views, 152 appreciations, 70 comments, 40 favourites, 1 group project.

Another (H)era. Series Greek mythological portraits, 2018
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Jos Letschert
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Equipment Acryl on canvas, 160 x 120
Technical Painting
409 views by artists
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Uploaded 1 December 2018 at 03:43pm
Created 1 December 2018 at 03:00pm
Common feed 1 December 2018 at 03:45pm
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Award for the jury selection 2 December 2018 at 08:24am
Artscore selection 1 December 2018 at 06:57pm
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Award for artists selection 2 December 2018 at 08:25am
Selected Visa 1 December 2018 at 06:17pm

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Olga Merrill avatar
Olga Merrill This is great !
1 December 2018 at 03:51pm
Bernd Walz avatar
Bernd Walz These eyes again ... magnificent work
1 December 2018 at 04:06pm
Jørgen Feldstedt avatar
Jørgen Feldstedt Great work - love the compelling eyes! Well done work, Jos!
1 December 2018 at 04:09pm
Marcel Marcu avatar
Marcel Marcu Hipnotic
1 December 2018 at 04:09pm
Vladimir Desancic avatar
Vladimir Desancic Beauty!
1 December 2018 at 04:28pm
Henri Manguy avatar
Henri Manguy Very beautiful !
1 December 2018 at 04:56pm
Gérard Bret avatar
Gérard Bret Très beau avec ce regard hypnotisant.
1 December 2018 at 05:20pm
Jef Van Den Houte avatar
Jef Van Den Houte Like it
1 December 2018 at 05:26pm
Katerina Apostolakou avatar
Katerina Apostolakou A very impressive work!
1 December 2018 at 05:27pm
Alma Bibolotti avatar
Alma Bibolotti Very strong, Jos! I love the contrast between blue and red!
1 December 2018 at 05:43pm
Fabienne Bonnet avatar
Fabienne Bonnet Superb work Jos !
1 December 2018 at 05:47pm
Piotr Czekalski avatar
Piotr Czekalski Amazing ! :-)
1 December 2018 at 06:20pm
M W avatar
M W Respect.
1 December 2018 at 07:03pm
Wilma Eras avatar
Wilma Eras Prachtig met die kenmerkende blauwe ogen, ook mooi dat het blauw terugkomt in haar kleding.
1 December 2018 at 07:24pm
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Paul Surdulescu Superb!
1 December 2018 at 08:38pm
Alexej Schulz avatar
Alexej Schulz So unbelievably touching, these deep blue eyes with that intens contact, Jos! Again you've enhanced your series with a carefully crafted and beautifully expressive portrait, a feast for the senses!
1 December 2018 at 09:10pm
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Roberto De Mitri Hera, the queen of the Gods... wife of Zeus...
two eyes wide open... probably to never lose sight of her husband! ;) ... excellent work!
1 December 2018 at 11:29pm
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Joelle Chmiel Once more a beautiful piece of work! The blue is as spectacular as the blue of Cassandras eyes, yet very different, accentuated by the red tones. Great work Jos!
1 December 2018 at 11:52pm
Inès Jordan avatar
Inès Jordan Very expressive
2 December 2018 at 08:24am
Gérard Verbecelte avatar
Gérard Verbecelte Historical symbolism and preeminence of colors ... stunning work, Jos!
2 December 2018 at 09:56am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Dear AL-artists and visitors, thank you very much for your encouraging comments and your compliments. Another (H)era is the third powerful woman in the series, a strong character in a dominant patriarchalistic emerging politic structure. Greek mythological culture is fascinating me because it makes so clear how a struggling society -old but at the same time rather new too - tries to define itself, finding rules, discovering gods, dealing with values, handling the unknown, discovering morality.Things we are also confronting with nowadays, may be more under a vail of complexity.
2 December 2018 at 10:29am
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Jos Letschert Olga, Pictory, Bernd, Jørgen, Marcel, Vladimir, Henri, Gérard, Jef, Katerina, Alma, Fabienne, Piotr, Maria, Wilma, Paul, Alexej, Roberto, Joelle, Inès and Gérard, thank you all for your observations and your comments. The blue eyes are very often mentioned. Yes, the eyes are an important visual element for expression. The contrasts are important too, as some of you mentioned. I am very pleased that there is obvious a way of attraction, or better, a kind of link between the portrait and the observer. Technical I have tried to visualize the complexity of the character by using a lot of layers. Besides that the painting also shows the impermanence by using fragmentation. In a way I am influenced to by the Fayum-art, another culture, nevertheless also another era. I hope I made clear enough that your reactions are very stimulating and encouraging.
2 December 2018 at 10:40am
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Tony Brandstetter Brilliant Jos, I want to be like you when I grow up
2 December 2018 at 02:06pm
Claude de Maisonneuve avatar
Claude de Maisonneuve Marvelous smile, wonderful eyes, a woman inspiring the desire... of happiness.
2 December 2018 at 06:32pm
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Jos Letschert Tony, don't grow up. Be young for ever, at least at heart!
2 December 2018 at 07:30pm
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Jos Letschert Claude, happy yes, sometimes, jealous too, not always without reason. Happy,maybe.
2 December 2018 at 07:32pm
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Paulo Abrantes so powerful and raw. amazing really.
3 December 2018 at 02:34am
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Massimiliano Balò Great Art!
3 December 2018 at 03:10am
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Simone Sander powerful and very expressive!
3 December 2018 at 10:48am
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Jos Letschert Paulo, Massimiliano and Simone, thank you for your comments and compliments on Hera, the Zeus-wife and important character at the Olympus.
3 December 2018 at 12:49pm
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Karim Bouchareb Great work dear friend Jos!
3 December 2018 at 07:18pm
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Jos Letschert Karim, merci beaucoup!
3 December 2018 at 07:31pm
Iryna Gragera avatar
Iryna Gragera Que mirada! Absolutely perfect dear Jos!
3 December 2018 at 08:02pm
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Joseph Aieta An expressive and unique portrait.
3 December 2018 at 11:46pm
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Jos Letschert Iryna and Joseph, thanks a lot for your enthousiastic compliments and comments. Highly appreciated!
4 December 2018 at 09:37am
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Irena Jasionek And I am sending my love :-)
4 December 2018 at 05:41pm
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Jos Letschert Irena, I will tell her...
4 December 2018 at 05:51pm
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Regina Susanne Borchert würde - menschlichkeit! große arbeit
4 December 2018 at 07:18pm
Yucel Basoglu avatar
Yucel Basoglu Great artwork !
5 December 2018 at 07:41am
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Jos Letschert Regina, danke sehr für deine Anerkennung, sehr geschätzt, auch wie du es beschreibst!
5 December 2018 at 09:46am
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Jos Letschert Yucel, I am very pleased that you like it!
5 December 2018 at 09:46am
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Abi Katon Artwork is a concrete representation of our most subtle to the most radical feeling and you are in the middle, it's mystery brings enjoyment for far longer. Outstanding interpretation Jos!
5 December 2018 at 01:22pm
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Jos Letschert Katon, thanks a lot for your reading and thanks a lot for your encouraging words. i feel very honored by your words and your understanding of meaning.
5 December 2018 at 01:52pm
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Henk Aalberts Jos, your reference to the Fayum Mummy head-shoulder portraits is an eye-opener for me... another great expression...
7 December 2018 at 10:48pm
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Jos Letschert Henk, Fayum is a source, I am always very asthonished how powerful these portraits are. There fragmentation (mostly) is also a source of inspiration for me, as you can see. Thanks for your comment and compliment!
8 December 2018 at 09:42am
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Toni Traglia An other expressive and full of subjectivity portrait that seems ask to us an advice for its godly dilemmas showing in the same time all her bewilderment. Impossible to avoid this eminent and also tender gaze. Great how you load this figurative work with expressive and abstract elements. Well done Jos.
8 December 2018 at 12:40pm
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Jos Letschert Toni, thank you very much for your close reading. I am always very attracted to your interpretations which learn me to see my own work from different angles and perspectives. During the more or less intuitive process of constructing there are elements in the work that seems to be there without a specific conscious notion, your analysis however brings decisions to a level of understanding, for me too.
9 December 2018 at 11:31am
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Lucas Dumrauf Excellent! +++++
11 December 2018 at 09:47pm
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Jos Letschert Lucas, Hera and I appreciate your compliment.
12 December 2018 at 01:09pm
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Roland Hoffmann Herrliche Umsetzung, die die Eigenschaften der großäugigen Göttin spüren lässt.
13 December 2018 at 01:51pm
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Jos Letschert Roland, danke sehr. Ich freu mich wirklich sehr über deine Einschätzung. Ich hoffe Hera ist auch zufrieden, anders ändert sie mich bestimmt in eine Kuh, das gehört zu ihre Angewohnheiten.
13 December 2018 at 07:52pm
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SaSa she looks fragile but very present
17 December 2018 at 12:05pm
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Jos Letschert SaSa, yes she is fragile, easily to be hurt, but very present too. Thanks a lot for your attention and kind comment!
17 December 2018 at 12:11pm
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Branislav Fabijanic Superbe!
17 December 2018 at 09:38pm
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Jos Letschert Branislav, thanks a lot my friend for your compliment!
18 December 2018 at 01:04pm
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Alessandro Rovelli What a fantastic work dear Jos...admired!
20 December 2018 at 07:04pm
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Jos Letschert Alessandro, thank you so much for your appreciation. I am really pleased that you like my ancient Hera.
20 December 2018 at 08:24pm
Maria Frodl avatar
Maria Frodl A wonderful artistic portrait, Jos!
27 December 2018 at 05:11pm
John Hwang avatar
John Hwang Great portrait!
30 December 2018 at 10:45pm
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Jos Letschert Maria and John, I am very pleased about your comments and compliments. Thanks a lot!
31 December 2018 at 02:01pm
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Jos Letschert Philomena, thanks a lot for your inspiring compliment.
8 January 2019 at 03:02pm
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Nat Images Stunning,great!
8 January 2019 at 05:37pm
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Jos Letschert Nat, thanks a lot for your appreciation!
8 January 2019 at 06:26pm
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Yalçın Varnalı Admrable!
21 January 2019 at 07:48pm
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Jos Letschert Yalçin, thanks a lot for your appreciation!
22 January 2019 at 12:06pm
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Roland Hoffmann Love her still...
3 February 2019 at 09:22pm
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Jos Letschert Roland, so do I...
4 February 2019 at 12:08pm
Irina Warm Vision avatar
Irina Warm Vision Very interesting impressive series, dear Jos.
14 February 2019 at 09:44pm
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Jos Letschert Irina, thanks a lot for your appreciation!
15 February 2019 at 09:08am

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