Maria Kuiken

No title 18-21

Material: Acrylic
Size: 120 x 120 cm

Acrylic on wood
Maria Kuiken, abstract paintings. Hybrid professional: visual artist & scientist (doctor of philosophy). Began my art career in the studio of Peter Geerts (Art college Zwolle, Netherlands). I investigate poetic strokes and lines and paint with strong contrasts and clear colours. Usually, I start painting with a concrete form in mind, i.e. a landscape, an object, a notion. With my 'research mind' I then zoom in; deepening my visual interest, analyzing what's going on and what is missing. The concrete then disappears and the not-visible and unknown gathers substance and appears. I enter a silent space and listen. It is a concentrated process of creation and destruction, of thinking and perceiving. Light in space. What you see is what you see.

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  • Publiek from 01-10-2020 23:33 till 30-11-2020 23:34
  • Jury from 29-09-2020 15:21 till 01-11-2020 15:22

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