The Memorosa Dogmas and how they can Improve your own Paintings | Sebastian Salvo & Jan-Ove Tuv | The Cave of Apelles

The Memorosa Order is a group of painters that follow strict dogma. Its members include Sebastian Salvo, Öde Nerdrum, William Heimdal, Nic Thurman, Javier Adams, Kristine Onsrud, and Cassander Straumsgaard.

In this episode, Sebastian Salvo sits down with Jan-Ove Tuv to discuss the dogmas in more detail.

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The conversation was produced by Bork S. Nerdrum, with assistance from Cassander Straumsgaard.
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"