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In the 1950s, a gestural and expressive form of abstract painting created an international furore. Bogart’s very physical form of painting was very much in the same vein. He added cement or powdered chalk to his paint and applied this mixture so thickly to the canvas that the result resembled a weathered wall. From the 1960s, his compositions became starker with only a single colour or two contrasting colours, creating works that are not dissimilar to road signs.

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Title Redredred
Material and technique Oil, watercolour, canvas and panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Depth 16 cm
Width 212 cm
Height 326 cm
Artists Kunstenaar: Bram Bogart
Accession number 3084 a-b (MK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1984
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1984
Age artist About 59 years old
Exhibitions Kunst van formaat. De collectie XL vanaf de jaren vijftig (2018)
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Bram Bogart

Delft 1921 - Kortenbos (Sint-Truiden) 2012

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