FERNANDO DE BRITO, SUNT LACRIMAE RERUM (2019), Engl.
Since 2011, Fernando de Brito has very intensely explored this multi-layered topic and his options for translating it into a language of images. The pictures from the SUNT LACRIMAE RERUM series reveal a clear visual kinship with the artists’ previous "seismographic" artist portraits exhibited at the Van der Grinten Galerie in 2017, large-format ballpoint pen drawings that reveal an inner world of highly sensitive density. In these latest works, however, the parallel lines no longer appear purely as an element of pulsation, of oscillation. Here they also vibrate like the surface of the water with the light reflecting off it.
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