No titel by Emile Circkens
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No titel 1984

Emile Circkens

92 ⨯ 70 ⨯ 3 cm
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Bert Kuipers Kunsthandel

  • About the artwork
    Circkens, Emile; Soerabaja 1924 - 1997 Amsterdam
    Titel: Zonder titel , collage van papier
    92 x 70 x 3 cm., gesiigneerd en gedateerd verso: 'Emile '84'
    Herkomst: nalatenschap van de kunstenaar
    Tentoonstellingen: 'Emile Circkens, wit terug naar nul', Bert kuipers Kunsthandel van 4 februari t/m 27 februari 2017
    Literatuur: Bert Kuipers, Emile Circkens, in: Collect, Kunst antiek design, nr. 1 februari 2017, blz 84 en 85
    Bert Kuipers, Wit, terug naar nul', in: De Kunstkrant, 21ste jaargang, januari/februari 2017, blz. 19
  • About the artist

    Emile Circkens, born in Soerabaja Indonesia, is best known for his abstract expressionist work. After the second world war, Circkens suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder, resulting in panic attacks and stress. Thus, making art became an almost therapeutic affair for Circkens. His delicate works consisted of multiple long lanes of folded and ripped white paper. The shadows that emerge create a delicate three-dimensional effect. He died in 1997.

    For more information, see also our article about Emile Cickens!

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