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Els Kampert Atlas, 2020

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Gallery Sorelle Sciarone

Voorschoten, Netherlands

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Informations about this artwork
  • Medium

    Painting : acrylic

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

  • Support

    Painting on canvas on stretcher

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Atlas is a very busy green and blue poured abstract painting by contemporary Dutch sculptor Els Kampert. Els has produced many beautiful paintings by combining her keen eye for colour and precision in each painting.

    Atlas refers to the Greek hero, who carried the world on his shoulder. This poured painting is nothing like our world today as we know it today with our seven continents. It seems more like primordial soup. The partial black spaces framing the busy movement of the paint in an indecipherable way.

    Els never names an artwork herself. Her son and daughter use the first word they associate with her work to name the paintings. There is an interplay between the artist and the viewer, in this case, her adult children (and sometimes Gallery Sorelle Sciarone). Which makes each painting as much an action as a reaction of paint and people.

    A beautiful piece for a home or office with a lot of plants and white walls. It is surprisingly big.

    My recommendation would be to frame it with a black frame to continue the edge of black in the canvas to the frame. That way you can fully capture and concentrate the movement of blue and green and white movement in the centre of the painting.
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Els Kampert

Netherlands Born in: 1950

Els has been a dedicated sculptor the last fifteen years and most recently started in the worlds with paints with the pouring technique.

What is her style?

Pouring paint over canvas. This is her style in regards to painting, in essence Els is a sculptor. Creating sculpture is a very time consuming and physical activity that needs a lot of fore thought and time.

Why is her style special?

At the gallery we talk a lot about Dendritic design, which is the scientific term for how paint (lungs, rivers, lightning) flows. In essence all pouring paintings inherently have this dendritic design. However, it is the combination of this dendritic design and colour understanding that creates Els's enigmatic pieces, that resonate nature as well as colour. Pouring has a very physical element to it and Els brings her sculptors eye into the technique of pouring. She works very large works and with complicated colour patterns. Els has a very good eye for creating large and complicated pieces. Pouring can be very messy and easily become muddy or an failed attempt, especially in the scale Els makes her work. The subtle yet complicated colour pieces attest to Els's patience, skill and own keen eye.

What are her artistic qualifications?

Els has never been to art school, but has always practiced art by following courses in painting, sculpting and even flower arrangement. She has been a sculptor these last fifteen years, following courses over the years by other artists and sculptors in Delft. In essence Els has apprenticed years with artists out of the Delft region. She combines this age old form of apprenticeship in person, with new age apprenticeship through online tutorials. Pouring has been an internet sensation these lasts years and Els is self-taught. She however brings decades of experience as a sculpture and a keen eye into her newest painting endeavor, which we whole heartedly enjoy at the gallery.

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