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de/construction_223By Ernst Kruijff

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US$ 825



Acrylic, Acrylics, sumi-e ink and paint markers on canvas board

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Dimensions: 80cm (H) x 60cm (W) x 0.5cm (D) / 31.5" (H) x 23.6" (W) x 0.2" (D)

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Artist Statement

de/construction_223 is an acrylics, ink and paint markers painting on canvas board. It continues my series of abstract paintings inspired by architectural constructions. It takes architecture apart - deconstructing the structure - in its various elements. Contrasting an organic background, somewhat reminiscent of clouds or blank concrete, with geometric shapes, a tension is created. Still, the different elements are carefully composed to create a harmoneous overall image, in part also balanced by the strong box shape in the centre that works as a foundation for the image. Overall, the painting combines contemporary painting styles with graphical design elements to convey the different aspects of architecture in its natural environment: a technical element in organic space.


Artist Profile

Hometown: Sankt Augustin
Based in: Sankt Augustin

I am a Dutch artist creating contemporary art. For 30 years, I have been exploring various creative areas. In the mid eighties, I started painting, taking lessons from the well-known Dutch artist Jan de Kok. He introduced me to painting with tempera to create numerous vibrant and multilayered paintings. Simultaneously, …


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