Paul Dmoch
Paul Dmoch - Balustrade - detail, Maison Victor Horta, Bruxelles, Belgique 72 x 48
I love to paint Art Nouveau subjects with a passion as they have both architectural and organic structures. When painting all those arabesques of wrought iron balustrades, candle-sticks, furniture and stained glass windows I want to create an illusion of space which wraps its arms around us. When I saw the interior of the Victor Horta house in Brussels for the first time (ages ago) I was enchanted by all that space, seeing a sinuous twisting balustrade, I felt I was an organic part of that movement. My mind was looking for a way to reveal all those effects in watercolour. The huge wall and vault surfaces I was accustomed to in my Cathedral images were absent. I imagined that I should paint the Art Nouveau spaces in distracted light twisted around me which would encourage all forms to grow and to create an illusion of movement captured standing still ...

Paul Dmoch - Balustrade - detail, Maison Victor Horta, Bruxelles, Belgique 72 x 48

I love to paint Art Nouveau subjects with a passion as they have both architectural and organic structures. When painting all those arabesques of wrought iron balustrades, candle-sticks, furniture and stained
glass windows I want to create an illusion of space which wraps its arms around us.
When I saw the interior of the Victor Horta house in Brussels for the first time (ages ago) I was enchanted by all that space, seeing a sinuous twisting balustrade, I felt I was an organic part of that movement. My mind was looking for a way to reveal all those effects in watercolour. The huge wall and vault surfaces I was accustomed to in my Cathedral images were absent. I imagined that I should paint the Art Nouveau spaces in distracted light twisted around me which would encourage all forms to grow and to create an illusion of movement captured standing still ...
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Other Work By Paul Dmoch

Paul Dmoch - Rio di San Polo, Venise, Italie 38 x 56
Paul Dmoch - Le Château de Versailles, France - Aquarelle 56 x 76
Paul Dmoch - Rosace, Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Espagne - Aquarelle 99 x 63
Paul Dmoch - Vue de l'Arc de Constantini depuis la Via Triumphalis, Rome 62 x 84
Paul Dmoch - Les Amazones - Frise du Mausolée d'Halicarnasse
Paul Dmoch - La Galerie des Glaces du Château de Versailles, France 51 x 75
 Paul Dmoch - Entre Terre et Ciel - Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales - Aquarelle 75 x 105
Paul Dmoch - Aquarelle - Portail I, Complesso di San Firenze (Eglise San Filippo Neri), Florence, Italie 46 x 61
Paul Dmoch - La beauté gelée - aquarelle 60 x 80
Paul Dmoch - La beauté du detail à l'intérieur de Gesuiti, Venise - aquarelle
Paul Dmoch - Il n’est en art qu’une chose qui vaille, celle qu’on ne peut expliquer ...
Paul Dmoch - Le Castellet (Var) - Le lavoir - aquarelle 50 x 65
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