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Series: Mythological poems and portraits


Quest for Europe

Cheerful Europe of Phoenicia,
abducted by a disguised god
of higher rank, your playfulness
torned your family apart.
Oh Europe, the quest for you:
a mission impossible.
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Equipment Acryl, Indian ink, pencil, liner, glue, on paper
Technical Painting, collage
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Uploaded 1 May 2017 at 06:03pm
Created 1 May 2017 at 05:00pm
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Vladimir Desancic avatar
Vladimir Desancic Excellent!
1 May 2017 at 06:06pm
Edna Dott avatar
Edna Dott I 'envy' your charisma, dear Jos.. So obviously haunted, her face reflects her tortured soul. A powerless Demeter of sorts, a Mother that has lost a child, sentenced to a ruthless ever-suffering. Amazing work once more.
1 May 2017 at 06:13pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Edna, thank you s o much for your observation, your understanding of the painting, your differentiated feedback, and your compliment!
1 May 2017 at 06:17pm
Roland Hoffmann avatar
Roland Hoffmann Successful implementation. Torn and twisted as she always was. I'm sure it will work out alright! If we play together as a team. Artists quest is not only to show the disease but show the way out and believe in it. If not we who else?
Kind regards
Roland
1 May 2017 at 06:25pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Thanks a lot Roland. I appreciate your interesting observation and your comment. Very much appreciated. Yes, it is always dualism.
1 May 2017 at 06:27pm
Marcel Marcu avatar
Marcel Marcu Strong work !
1 May 2017 at 06:49pm
Alexandru Crisan avatar
Alexandru Crisan FAV !
1 May 2017 at 07:09pm
Bertrand Guichoux avatar
Bertrand Guichoux Such a great work!
1 May 2017 at 07:24pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Marcel, Romain, Alexandru and Doris, thanks a lot for your comments. I do appreciate them very much. It encourages. Romain, the impression is simplicity, thanks, so should it be, the reality however is that I needed to use an enormous amount of lines. If you would or could enlarge the image, it would give you an idea.
Doris, ja Danke, diese Zerrissenheit ist immer eine technische und eine ästhetische Frage, noch mal abgesehen von der Konzeptuelle Kontext. darum freut es mir desto mehr das du es als gelungen empfindest. Danke dafür.
1 May 2017 at 07:29pm
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Jos Letschert Bertrand, thanks a lot for your compliment. Very much appreciated!
1 May 2017 at 07:30pm
Mehmet Akin avatar
Mehmet Akin excellent
1 May 2017 at 07:41pm
Thierry Lair avatar
Thierry Lair Expressive face and tortured, europe in danger with this tear!
1 May 2017 at 07:46pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Mehmet, thanks a lot for your comment.
1 May 2017 at 07:47pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Thierry, thanks. Yes I have tried to express that feeling of a mother in the moment that she realizes that her daughter has been abandoned by a higher god. Her quest for Europe will at the end not lead to any succes. Europe: mission impossible.
1 May 2017 at 07:49pm
Toni Traglia avatar
Toni Traglia Well done Jos, it is my preferred one of your last woks. Here great control of colours, composition and expressivity!
1 May 2017 at 07:51pm
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Jos Letschert I am honoured Toni, thanks a lot!
1 May 2017 at 07:52pm
Katerina Apostolakou avatar
Katerina Apostolakou Tortured Europe... GREAT work!
1 May 2017 at 08:02pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Thanks Katerina, very much appreciated!
1 May 2017 at 08:30pm
Wolfgang Stemme avatar
Wolfgang Stemme Hervorragende Arbeit!
1 May 2017 at 08:53pm
Henk Aalberts avatar
Henk Aalberts tortured soul, tortured face, 'Zerrissenheit'... charging reactions on your work, Jos, which is quite a (justified!) compliment on your painting/collage... it made me think of Adorno's words on the existence of art: "hardly anywhere else does suffering still find its own voice"...the simple fact that I had that thought, underlines the strong effect of your intense work...bravo!
1 May 2017 at 08:54pm
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Jos Letschert Wolfgang, danke für deine Reaktion und das Kompliment. Sehr geschätzt!
1 May 2017 at 09:00pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Henk, yes, I am very pleased about the understanding of this image. Thank you for mentioning it. Adorno, yes, I agree too, wise words, and I can underline them. I appreciate your detailled reaction on this portrait. This one hasn't been one of the most easy. It took some time.
1 May 2017 at 09:03pm
Regina Susanne Borchert avatar
Regina Susanne Borchert ...ein strom von mitleid geht für mich von dieser "mutter" u.a. aus - berührend
1 May 2017 at 09:05pm
Pierre Vogel avatar
Pierre Vogel Excellent work !
1 May 2017 at 09:06pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Regina Susanne, danke schön für diese so schöne und auch rührende Observation. Es freut mich das es in diese Art überkommt. Gerade in solche Portraits ist die Schiedslinie zwischen Sentimentalität und emotionelle Berührung hauchdünn.
1 May 2017 at 09:08pm
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Jos Letschert Pierre, merci beaucoup. Je t'apprécie le compliment.
1 May 2017 at 09:10pm
Nat Images avatar
Nat Images Stunning work!
1 May 2017 at 09:14pm
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Jos Letschert Thanks Nat!
1 May 2017 at 09:40pm
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Jos Letschert Carmelita, thanks a lot for your observation and comment!
1 May 2017 at 10:15pm
Piotr Czekalski avatar
Piotr Czekalski Excellent !
1 May 2017 at 10:15pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Piotr, thanks a lot!
1 May 2017 at 10:17pm
Michael Ahrendt avatar
Michael Ahrendt Wie immer, außergewöhnlich!
1 May 2017 at 10:28pm
Michaela Sibi avatar
Michaela Sibi Strong and outstanding work!
1 May 2017 at 10:49pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Michael, Bea and Michaela, thanks a lot for your observation and comment. Very much appreciated!
1 May 2017 at 11:03pm
Hélène Vallas avatar
Hélène Vallas very expressive un grand talent
1 May 2017 at 11:05pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Helene, I am very grateful about your beautiful compliment!
1 May 2017 at 11:10pm
Isabelle Vive avatar
Isabelle Vive The expression says it all...amazing work, Joe Letschert!
2 May 2017 at 12:26am
Joseph Mazzucco avatar
Joseph Mazzucco marvelous art.. so expressive !
2 May 2017 at 02:03am
Paul Surdulescu avatar
Paul Surdulescu Great!
2 May 2017 at 04:00am
Frédéric Chaumelle avatar
Frédéric Chaumelle Beautiful work!
2 May 2017 at 08:27am
Jef Van Den Houte avatar
Jef Van Den Houte Strong work of art
2 May 2017 at 09:16am
Claude de Maisonneuve avatar
Claude de Maisonneuve Wonderful work !
2 May 2017 at 11:08am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Philomena, Isabelle, Joseph, Paul, Frédéric, Jef and Claude, I am very grateful and enriched by your comments and compliments. It is always a question if what I want to express touches the observers too, and I am very pleased when I see that there is obviously a kind of bridge between the image and the responses. You know it all, all kinds of art are sensitive and vulnerable expressions in an uncertain environment of responses. A kind of exposing your soul.
2 May 2017 at 11:55am
Jørgen Feldstedt avatar
Jørgen Feldstedt Highly frightened expression - wonderful intense work Jos!
2 May 2017 at 06:06pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Jørgen, thanks for your observation and comment, highly appreciated!
2 May 2017 at 07:13pm
Gérard Verbecelte avatar
Gérard Verbecelte Stunning expressivity, very interresting presentation, Jos !
2 May 2017 at 07:31pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Gérard, thanks for observation and comment. Pleased you like it!
2 May 2017 at 07:33pm
John Hwang avatar
John Hwang A stunner! Fantastically presented!
2 May 2017 at 09:01pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert John, thanks a lot for your enthusiasm!
2 May 2017 at 10:30pm
Suzan Armağan avatar
Suzan Armağan Superb !...
3 May 2017 at 12:46pm
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Jos Letschert Suzan, thanks a lot!
3 May 2017 at 03:02pm
Pascal M. Cardon avatar
Pascal M. Cardon Questioning, very nice portrait!
3 May 2017 at 05:59pm
Paulo Abrantes avatar
Paulo Abrantes genius..., the mental association is inevitable. the apropriated twisted presentation gives it almost imediate identity. love it.
3 May 2017 at 06:52pm
Alessandro Rovelli avatar
Alessandro Rovelli Superbe wok...Art!
4 May 2017 at 11:00am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Pascal, Paulo and Alessandro, thank you very much for your inspiring comments and observations. I am very pleased you like it.
4 May 2017 at 12:12pm
Yalçın Varnalı avatar
Yalçın Varnalı Admirable!
4 May 2017 at 06:24pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Yalçin, thanks a lot for your appreciation!
4 May 2017 at 09:59pm
Lucas Dumrauf avatar
Lucas Dumrauf Beautiful work!
5 May 2017 at 04:22am
Yucel Basoglu avatar
Yucel Basoglu Fantastic work! S U P E R B !
5 May 2017 at 07:33am
Abi Katon avatar
Abi Katon Outstanding art piece, great intepretation and realization!
5 May 2017 at 08:15am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Lucas, Yucel and Katon, thanks a lot for your observations, your attention and your comments.
5 May 2017 at 02:10pm
Alex Schönberg avatar
Alex Schönberg wahnsinning starkes Werk, Jos!
5 May 2017 at 08:25pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Alex, Danke schön, freut mich sehr!
6 May 2017 at 11:16am
Françoise Lucas avatar
Françoise Lucas Superb!
6 May 2017 at 03:50pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Françoise, merci beaucoup. Dank je wel!
6 May 2017 at 05:16pm
Gulin Yigiter avatar
Gulin Yigiter Başarılı çalışma!
10 May 2017 at 09:09am
Maria Frodl avatar
Maria Frodl Fantastisch!
10 May 2017 at 10:28am
Kerstin Stolzenburg avatar
Kerstin Stolzenburg Ganz wunderbar, Jos!
11 May 2017 at 11:39am
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Jos Letschert Kerstin, danke sehr!
11 May 2017 at 08:36pm
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Jos Letschert Gulin, thanks a lot for your comment!
11 May 2017 at 08:58pm
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Jos Letschert Maria, danke schön, freut mich!
11 May 2017 at 08:59pm
Massimiliano Balò avatar
Massimiliano Balò Beautiful!
14 May 2017 at 02:11pm
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Jos Letschert Massimiliano, thank you very much for your compliment!
14 May 2017 at 03:57pm
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Jos Letschert Barbara, thanks al ot for your compliment1
15 May 2017 at 04:28pm
Haruhisa Terasaki avatar
Haruhisa Terasaki Great!
27 May 2017 at 12:56pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Haruhisa, thanks a lot for your compliment. Very much appreciated1
27 May 2017 at 03:30pm
Marie Armi avatar
Marie Armi Very expressive portrait. Despair and incomprehension.
16 June 2017 at 07:54am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Marie, thanks a lot for your comment and compliment. I am very pleased that you like it and about the way you describe it.
16 June 2017 at 11:35am
Vague Reverie avatar
Vague Reverie very emotional and at the same time hard with the meaning of its tragacity!
21 January 2018 at 08:09pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Vague Reverie, thanks for your observation. Yes indeed, you are right, it has a twofold meaning: a very intrinsic emotional pain and the expression of despair and hopelessness.
22 January 2018 at 11:55am
Toni Traglia avatar
Toni Traglia splendid impression of perplexity and mislaying, subtle division of his personality, well done Jos, a great expressive and evocative work
5 February 2018 at 05:15pm
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Toni, thank you very much for your close observation and compliments. Very much appreciated.
5 February 2018 at 08:33pm
Meral Alkim avatar
Meral Alkim They are a great painting artist to me, GREAT !
1 August 2018 at 02:43am
Jos Letschert avatar
Jos Letschert Meral, I am very pleased about your appreciation. many thanks!
1 August 2018 at 10:25am
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