Adolf Tuma Was ist? / What is? acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 cm, 2010
sometimes the title of a similar image names a whole exhibition – but “what is?” a simple title for the image? & why are most contemporary paintings signed “without title”? – are we afraid to spell out what we see, to baptise our vision? or do we just want to keep the suspense of our own free & instinctive signs unsealed?