Structuur reliëf  No. 2 by Emile Circkens
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Structuur reliëf No. 2 1978

Emile Circkens

70 ⨯ 55 cm
Price on request

Bert Kuipers Kunsthandel

  • About the artwork
    Circkens, Emile; Soerabaja 1924 - 1997 Amsterdam
    Circkens, Emile; Soerabaja 1924 - 1997 Amsterdam
    Titel: Zonder titel , collage van papier (corrugated cardboard, wood, perspex)
    70 x 55 cm., verso: dated, signed and titled: ‘Emile ‘78’ and 'Structuur reliëf No.2'
    Annotation: 70 x 55 cm., bewerkt ribkarton with adress of artist
    Provenance: estate of the artist Amsterdam
    Literature: Bert Kuipers; 'Emile Circkens, een vergeten kunstenaar' In: Collect Kunst Antiek Design, februari 2017 nr.1, Uitgeverij Patrick Snoeck, Gent 2017.
    In Magazine : 'Emile Circkens, a forgotten artist'
    Bert Kuipers; Wit, terug naar nul. In: , Informatiekrant voor beeldende kunst januari/februari 2017, blz. 17, Uitgeverij Connect Printmedia, Bedum
    Exhibitions: 'Wit terug naar nul', Emile Circkens, verkooptentoonstelling reliëfs, schilderijen, tekeningen. Bert Kuipers Kunsthandel, February 4th until 26th, 2017

  • 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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