STATEMENT:- In a former phase of painting I was interested in abstract shapes on the point of disintegration into, but still visible in, their own ramifications. Although the etchings I work on now are - on the surface - representational, I am still interested in simple abstract geometries which remain visible within observed phenomena. There is also the attraction of the etched line with its variety and warmth. The main influences on my etching have been the etchings of Rembrandt, and modern Dutch etchers - Aat Veldhoen, Charles Donker, Willem den Ouden ...
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