Modern artists have always depended on the inspiration of historical styles, movements, and painters. Austrian artist Martin C. Herbst reevaluates these historical themes and theories of classical portraiture. While still striving to capture likeness and mood of his subjects, Martin combines these aspects with unexpected representation by painting onto surprisingly different shapes that interact with the beholder. Herbst carefully avoids narration or any kind of illustrative discourse and instead focuses on cultivating and displaying his talent as a colorist. See a sample of his work below!
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