“The Man and the Enormous Wave” as Neo-Expressionism

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“The Man and the Enormous Wave” as Neo-Expressionism
The photo “The man and the enormous wave” by Julian Schnabel is a photograph in the Art Gallery of Ontario. The photo depicts Mr.
Malik
Joyeux
a famous surfer surfing. Mr.
Joyeux
is traveling away from the cresting wave and towards the camera. The general effect is to give the viewer a sense of what it feels like to actually surf (Appendix 1).
In this essay it will be argued that the photo “The man and the enormous wave” is the perfect example of neo-expressionism. Schnabel’s major focus with this work is to capture the emotions of surfing. To convey this emotion Schnabel has used the picture to create a narrative. Both emotionalism and narrative are important aspects of...
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