Rhododendron

Art, Collage, Contemporary, photograpy

These photo collages are a study of form and an inspiration for sculptural works. I have a fascination for the shapes, size and rhythm of these beautiful rhododendrons. To me they can also be enjoyed just for what they are. One of many important structures of bedding that shape the environment which we live in or spaces we pass through, especially parks. By using these photo’s in a collage manner of working, I was able to move them just the way I wanted. Will be continued….

Cut-out works on paper

Art, Collage, Contemporary, Landscape, works on paper

These cut-out works on paper came as a result of a longing to bring simple forms and shapes together with a more picturesque background, cluster together as one group of forms in an imaginaire landscape. They could be a border of plants or architectural buildings or big stones.

Hypo

Art, Collage, Mixed media, Painting, Photo, portrait

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A photo work with myself as part of the composition. The image is about spaces, to be a part of the space. It is about being part of the environment your in.  Which doesn’t always mean you are being seen. You can also be a mayor part of something but at the same time be in another place.  The head under the curtain emphasizes on concentration of own thoughts.

Is the person looking outside through a window an active element in the room or is he secondary to the room he is part of. What does he see what we can’t or cannot be a part of, only in our imagination.

I called the work Hypo, which is the greek word for under.

The work ( a combination of photo and paint on canvas) is my contribution in a competition for the Christine Award 2018 at Nieuwe Akademie Utrecht.

Which is about making a photo ( work ) which includes yourself in any way or another

photo and acryl on canvas 20 x 30 cm August Robin Peters 2018

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Composition with boxes

Art, assemblage, Collage, Mixed media, Object art, Painting, Photo, Sculpture, Stil Life

 

Several works coming from one composition made with different kind of boxes. From a flat work on paper with paint, through a combination with digital approach into a two dimensional work on paper and a three dimensional work in mixed media, where the actual boxes are placed into a bigger box.

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digital fotoprint ca.30×45 cm

With the digital version I could enter a more graphic and sharper background than possible with paint. Which made me realize the importance of the composition and the scale of the items shown. If you make some parts smaller or bigger, the rest-space-changes and sometimes makes the composition weaker or stronger.

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Acryl on paper ca. 50×60 cm

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Acryl on paper and board paper and paper tea box ca.60x80cm

Rests-space take an important role, as you can see in the most abstract version painted on wood. The forms become more important and with less details. Beside the fact that they change form and become something on their own.  The originally tea boxes and  other packaging material also become an interesting form to look at. On one hand they are flat and have, at the same time the illusion of a dimensional form. The playing between flat and non flat keeps me occupied and fascinated.

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Acryl, oil, nail polish and sticker on wood ca. 70×65 cm

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Digital photo print ca.30x45cm

Recent works…

Art, assemblage, Collage, Mixed media, Object art, Painting, Photo, Sculpture
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August Robin Peters 2017. Imaginary landscape made of Cardboard paper, wood and brush, ca. 50x70x10 cm

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August Robin Peters 2017, Assemblage landscape made of textile, wood, photograph, acryl, nylon, paper, ca 50x70cm

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August Robin Peters 2017, 3-Dimensional wall object made of cardboard-paper and yellow dishcloth, acryl paint, ca 130×90 cm

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August Robin Peters 2017, Red bricks. Painting of acryl and oil ca, 40×50 cm