Henk Peeters

1925 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Henk Peeters is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in the Netherlands. Henk Peeters was born in 1925. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Christiaan Karel Appel, Dick Bruna and Ad Dekkers.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Henk Peeters is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are Cortesi Gallery | London in the United Kingdom and Galerie van Gelder in the Netherlands. Henk Peeters most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galería Estampa in Madrid (20 December 2019 until 31 January 2020) with the exhibition 1978-2020. 42 años después.

Historical Context of Netherlands

In the post-Impressionist era, the dutch Vincent Van Gogh is considered among one of the most leading innovators, and is of course viewed as one of the greatest painters of all time, regardless of the era. In the twentieth century, some of the earliest examples of abstraction in the Netherlands were emerged under the guidance of the seminal de Stijl movement, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. Gerrit Rietveld was a major architect and designer whose work is closely related to the ideas of De Stijl.

Further Biographical Context for Henk Peeters

Henk Peeters was born in 1925 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Henk Peeters

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