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About me

I have been fascinated by the work of Andy Warhol since my youth.

I love the simplicity of his work and I also find his use of colour phenomenal.

I try to integrate that into my own work as well.
I have been looking for a long time for depth in my work.

I tried out several materials, but I never had a satisfied feeling with them.

With polystyrene however, I can translate my ideas onto canvas.

That extra dimension gives a totally different image of for example, a city view.

That is how I see it.

Motivation.

I try not to repeat myself by constantly adding something. I'm actually never satisfied with the completion of a work, I'm usually already thinking about the next one.
That can be frustrating at times, but it does help me keep an open mind.

For me, a good idea is more important than the "perfect" execution.

My favourite quote is from Dali(of whom I am not really a fan) :

"Have no fear of perfection, you never reach it."

Inspiration.

I get my inspiration from lyrics of 80's bands like Joy Division and The The.
A song title brings an image into my head that I try to integrate into my work.
Architecture of modern buildings is also a source of inspiration.
Artists: Hockney, Warhol, Klein, Rosenquist and Basquiat.

Future.

After a series of smaller works, I would like to return to larger ones.
To add more depth by using thicker materials.

I see my own work as fairly simple, but I think that is its strength. "Less is more”.

 

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