Ger van Elk

Dutch, 1941 - 2014

Ger van Elk (1941-2014) is considered to be one of the pioneers of conceptual art in the Netherlands. In the 1960's he developed a theoretical foundation which was employed throughout his oeuvre. In his work he constantly questioned beliefs in traditional techniques and materials, the role of the artist and of artworks. Later, in the 1980's, Art History became a central theme in his oeuvre, reflecting on artists such as Willem Kalf and themes such as landscape and the self-portrait.

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Orange White Blue, 1985

Orange White Blue, 1985

enamel and varnish on photopraph on polystyrene, in artist's frame
120 x 120 x 9 cm

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Orange White Blue, 1985

Orange White Blue, 1985

enamel and varlish on photopraph on polystyrene, in artist's frame
120 x 120 x 9 cm
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Detail kleurenproef met rood, wit, blauw accent, 1984

Detail kleurenproef met rood, wit, blauw accent, 1984

mixed media on paper
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