Peter Linde Busk’s universe is a dark underworld inhabited by fabulous figures. He examines the border between abstraction and figuration, referring to literary and mythical as well as contemporary fictional characters. The central figure in his new series of monoprints loosely refers to the famous literary character Don Quixote and his rickety, self-assembled armour. The figure in Linde Busk’s monoprints is build up from old copper and steel etching plates – cut and assembled on the printing plate like Don Quixote’s armour.
Linde Busk’s approach is immediate and intuitive, and he uses a multitude of printing techniques and materials like etching, woodcut, watercolour, wax- and oil crayons as well as ink. The prints’ eminent tactility is achieved through the multilayered printing with differently embossed surfaces.
Monoprints are created from a printing plate. After the printer has inked the plate, the artist himself adds further colour directly onto the plate. The result is a series of unique, yet interrelated works.
Peter Linde Busk, born 1973 in Copenhagen, lives and works in Denmark.
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