• Life's Sublime Moments Unearthed in Cubist Paintings by Connor Addison

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    “Innocence Lost” (2020), oil on linen,172 x 94 centimeters. All images © Connor Addison
    Barcelona-based painter and photographer Connor Addison situates his recent series of oil paintings within the context of philosopher Edmund Burke's theory of the sublime. That notion is based on the idea that “whatever is in any sort terrible or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime; that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling.” Aptly titled Sublime Affliction , Addison's works often feature one or two people lying or sitting...
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