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Peter Vos
DUTCH
PELECANUS OCCIDENTALIS
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,600 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
55
Peter Vos
DUTCH
PELECANUS OCCIDENTALIS
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,600 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Global Contemporary, Rijksakademie

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Amsterdam

Peter Vos
B. 1975
DUTCH
PELECANUS OCCIDENTALIS

Provenance

donated by the artist

Exhibited

Some recent solo exhibitions
Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam 2009, 'Heart of Darkness'
Galerie Metis, Amsterdam 2001

Some recent group exhibitions
Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln 2006, 'Op scherp gesteld/Brennpunkt'
GEM, museum voor actuele kunst, The Hague 2005, 'Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst'
Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp 2001, 'Jeroen Allart - Marnix Goossens - Peter Vos'

Literature

Selected publications
Huib Haye, Peter Vos: zenith, Amsterdam: Aschenbach Galerie 2005
Vivekea van Vliet, Oneindige landschappen, Zeist: Slot Zeist 2004

Selected public and corporate collections
Ahold Kunst Stichting, NL • Stichting Kunst & Historisch Bezit Fortis, Utrecht, NL • ING Kunstcollectie, NL

Catalogue Note

The paintings of Peter Vos are an excellent example of a clinical approach to figuration. In both his treatment of his subjects and paint handling and technique, Vos strives for purity. The subjects are stripped of extraneous detail and history. His technique also restrains from revealing any traces of the actual painting process. His brushstrokes are invisible and his palette neutral. Vos stays close to observation, always avoiding any departure into graphic abstraction. His themes and subjects address the imagination. Portraits of animals rendered in a technical tour-de-force, their pelts, claws or feathers almost tangible. But Vos also cuts into close-ups, revealing the structure and texture with uncanny precision. The detailed portraits of young and mature animals evoke a mood that is at once slightly oppressive yet intimate.

Peter Vos was resident artist at the Rijksakademie in 2000-2001.
He won the Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst (NL) in 2004.

www.petervos.com

Global Contemporary, Rijksakademie

|
Amsterdam