The Sublime, Seized and Frozen with a Click. Moments from the Work of Marie-Jo Lafontaine
(Lars Kwakkenbos) The Low Countries - 2004, № 12, pp. 142-147
In 1977 Marie-Jo Lafontaine won the Young Belgian Painting Prize. Her work has come a long way since then: from threatening large abstract canvases to explicitly sensual colour photos of flowers. ‘How does one capture the sublime?' could perhaps be considered to be the motto for the whole of her work.
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