EPIDEMIC: Nerdrum Students betray their Talent to become Artists — How to Reverse this Trend? | The Cave of Apelles

Jan-Ove Tuv, Sebastian Salvo, and Bork Nerdrum sit down to talk about the “shapeshifters” who study classical painting with Odd Nerdrum, only to knee bend to conventional contemporary art when they go out into the world on their own.

Why do these painters betray their talent and what can be done to reverse the trend?

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The conversation was produced by Bork S. Nerdrum, with assistance from Aftur Nerdrum, Öde Nerdrum, and Jikke Gruwel.
The centerpiece was a 19th century reproduction of G. F. Watts’ Hope. On the shelf were a Roman bust of a boy, a bust of Aristotle, and Pallas Athena.

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"