Far from churning out cheap fakes and forgeries, reputable copyist painters painstakingly recreate great masterworks from the likes of Monet to Manet. But to be a copyist painting as opposed to a fake there are a few rules to follow.
This week, I spoke to Swedish contemporary artist Ylva Kunze during her first London show, Artist in Residence. Her canvases, informed by the woods and lakes of her childhood in Småland, are deeply affecting, filled with kinetic fervour.