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RAMON SCHOONBROOD

BELGIUM

“Weltschmerz, German for ‘world pain’, was coined during the Romantic era. It describes a world-weariness felt from a perceived mismatch between the ideal image of how the world should be and how it really is. In German philosophy it was distinguished from pessimism, the idea that there is more bad than good in the world. While pessimism was the logical conclusion of cool, rational philosophical pondering, Weltschmerz, was an emotional response. Though Weltschmerz and ennui are pretty close synonyms, ennui foregrounds the listlessness brought on by world-weariness (it can also be a term for more simple boredom), and Weltschmerz foregrounds the pain or sadness. There is perhaps a greater sense of yearning in Weltschmerz (part of the pain is that the sufferer really wants the world to be otherwise).”

ARTWORKS

Beautiful Cruel Life N°1313

Weltschmerz

Ramon Schoonbrood, Bilzen | Belgium

"Beautiful Cruel Life"
2018
180 x 365 cm
Pastel on MDF

Three Attackers N°1315

Weltschmerz

The painting shows a man hugged by a woman, being attacked by sickness, fear and stress

Ramon Schoonbrood, Bilzen | Belgium
"Three Attackers"
2018
366 x 183 cm

Pastel and acryl paint on MDF

Beautiful Cruel Life I N°1394

Weltschmerz

Ramon Schoonbrood, Bilzen | Belgium

"Beautiful Cruel Life I "
2018

Pastel on MDF

Beautiful Cruel Life III N°1396

Weltschmerz

The drawing shows a monster on a tank destroying skycrapers and a man in pain.

Ramon Schoonbrood, Bilzen | Belgium
"Beautiful Cruel Life III "
2018

Pastel on MDF

Beautiful Cruel Life II N°1395

Weltschmerz

The drawing shows a mother giving birth to her born and unborn child.

Ramon Schoonbrood, Bilzen | Belgium
"Beautiful Cruel Life II "
2018

Pastel on MDF

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