The contemporary art scene in the Netherlands is renowned for its innovative spirit and diverse creative expressions. Key institutions like the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam showcase internationally acclaimed artists and foster emerging talent. Prominent figures such as Marlene Dumas, known for her thought-provoking paintings, and Rineke Dijkstra, celebrated for her intimate portraiture, underscore the country's contribution to contemporary art. Events like the annual Amsterdam Art Weekend further highlight the Netherlands' dynamic art scene. Discover Dutch contemporary art on Composition Gallery's website.Map data ©2020 Google
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Graphite is a form of carbon usually used to create the core of a pencil. It can be compressed to different levels of hardness. It’s power form is applied using a brush. Graphite erases easily. It was discovered in England’s Lake District in the 1500s.
Postmodernism is artwork which sought to make visual statements against authority, to remove boundaries between art and everyday life, and to bridge gaps between the cultural elite and popular masses. Art in this movement embraces many earlier conventions and styles in eclectic mixtures.
This is one of the forms of abstract art that uses geometric forms placed into a non-illusionistic space (though not always) and then combined into non representational(non objective) compositions. From the experience and results of the many years of research in the area of art, artists have suggested that the process of geometric abstraction can be a solution to the modern problems where some artists have been rejecting illusionistic practices.