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Colour, form, space and time are the main elements in the work of Johan Van Oeckel. In search for new compositions he always starts from small sketches based on fragments of real objects, art, architecture, design... Often making formal allusions to abstract modernism, Van Oeckel is interested in 'time' anchored in form and colour, as they can carry a certain time frame or age. How do they become so powerful that they are archetypes for a certain period in art history? How does a new language of forms emerge that in turn can define a possible future of abstract art?
JOHAN VAN OECKEL
Johan Van Oeckel (b.1971) is a Belgian artist living and working in Leuven. In his work, he is in search of 'time' anchored in form and color. Oscillating between color field painting, geometric and conceptual abstraction he offers the viewer a privileged access to an introverted and silent space. Van Oeckel graduated as Master in Fine Arts at Sint-Lukas Brussels.
by Johan Van Oeckel
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