CRIMES OF ROMANCE
Edward Walton Wilcox situates his art within the estranged duality of beauty and repulsion. The title of his latest show, Crimes of Romance, gives evidence of this thin veil he has found between life and death, leading to a strange aesthetic of contrasts.
The nature of Wilcox's work lies in a dark Romanticism clearly inspired by techniques and styles associated with the European Gothic and Netherlandish Renaissance. His paintings and sculptures… Continue
Posted on December 17, 2008 at 21:00