Sunday, December 14, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
"After struggling for a decade in a male-dominated art community, I decided to take the risk of being who I was as an artist and as a woman. I attempted to reconcile my personal subject matter and style with a formalist visual language. Finally I threw off those earlier, more abstracted methods in favor of a clearer and more accessible imagery." - Judy Chicago
Monday, November 17, 2014
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René Daniëls (sometimes written as René Daniels) (Eindhoven, 23 May 1950) is a Dutch artist.
Daniels is regarded as one of the most eminent Dutch painters of his generation. In his work he links art and its rich history to literature and everyday life, following in the footsteps of, amongst others, Marcel Duchamp and René Magritte. Ambiguity and double meanings play an important role in what he calls "visual poetry".
He has exhibited regularly at home and abroad, until in 1987 the age of 37 he was affected by a brain haemorrhage. All materials in his studio were housed in the Stichting René Daniëls and documented and preserved by the Van Abbemuseum. (source: wikipedia)