Table / Cloth

Art, Contemporary, Dutch Contemporain Artist, Mixed media, Moderne kunst, Object art, Sculpture

As a starting point I took a detail of a heavy tablecloth or carpet as shown often on paintings from 17th century, like a Vermeer for example. I’ve always loved the way in which the heavy carpet on these tables fall down the corner of the table and how it makes a sculptural form on the floor. Also the colorful pattern is important here, but more in a suggestive way that you see what is left over from the detailed design when it folds. The pattern of the tablecloth is more abstract and without figurative details.

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
Versie 2

August Robin Peters 2017. Imaginary landscape made of Cardboard paper, wood and brush, ca. 50x70x10 cm

Versie 2

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

Versie 2

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

Inspired by

Art, Mixed media, Painting, Photo, Sculpture

Versie 2

Versie 2

First I was interested in the simplicity of the form and shape of a oridinary grey plastic garbage bag. I used the form and principe of how it is folded to make a 3-dimensional sculptural work. I copied the pattern of the bag in a black plastic material and combined it with a wooden construction,  a standing wooden shelf which was made out of different thin layers of wood. Soon the smaller version of the sculpture followed, it just wanted to be there too. When it was finished I realised that it reminded me a lot to the painting of Breintner”s girl in kinomo standing in front of the mirror in a black gown. Which I have admired for a very long time and always returns to me. I decided to place the works in a sort of stage setting together with a remake of the girl in kimono and make the picture of these elements together as my artwork. The painting in the back is my re-interpretation of the Breitner work, it is not a copy. The last pictures  show the sculpture trying to get out of it’s destination and trying to be something else after the photoshoot.