Structuur reliëf by Emile Circkens
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Emile Circkens

Structuur reliëf 1977

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69 ⨯ 54 ⨯ 3 cm
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About the artwork

Circkens, Emile; Soerabaja 1924 - 1997 Amsterdam
Titel: Structuur Reliëf , collage gevormd papier
69 x 54 x 3,5 cm., verso getiteld, gesigneerd en gedateerd 'Structuur Reliëf' , 'Emile '77'
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

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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.