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Kubin’s Poetic Paintings

Alfred Kubin used art to delve into the human condition and found sparks to light the darkness, to bring meaning into the void

Alfred Kubin was a troubled artist who expressed his dark imaginings to help him deal with them in an ongoing quest to rekindle his awe for the world. He recognised that there were sparks of light in the darkness. Like stars in the night sky. Like moments of sparkling joy that break through dark despair. He wrestled with depression and dark compulsions all his life. To him, the…

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