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Roos Van Dijk’s Architectural Paintings

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by Promila Shastri last modified Mar 04, 2015

Architecture, we’re happy to note, is increasingly finding a place in contemporary art, as illustrated by the work of the young Dutch painter Roos Van Dijk. Much like the British artist Rebecca Telford—whose work was recently featured here—Van Dijk finds endless opportunities in the facades of buildings to display her instinct for graphic patterning and geometric compositions. Her paintings — Continue reading …




 

 

branshorst_01_websiteArchitecture, we’re happy to note, is increasingly finding a place in contemporary art, as illustrated by the work of the young Dutch painter Roos Van Dijk. Much like the British artist Rebecca Telford—whose work was recently featured here—Van Dijk finds endless opportunities in the facades of buildings to display her instinct for graphic patterning and geometric compositions. Her paintings of modern structures are exactingly rendered in acrylic, the final iteration of architectural observations initially captured in photographs. Van Dijk’s reductive, stylized images turn modern architecture’s mundane elements—grids of windows, vertical stacks of balconies, intervals of shadows, monochromatic color schemes—into something altogether prettier; and, in so doing, they force us to look at the ordinary in fresh new light, too. As all good art does.
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