Ger van Elk
Dutch, 1941-2014
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Ger van Elk
Dutch, 1941-2014
146 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Bearable Lightness of Being | Group Exhibition | Adriano Amaral, Daniel G. Baird, Giulia Cenci, Urs Fischer, Mark Handforth, Elizabeth Price, Willem de Rooij, Letha Wilson,
GRIMM
Bearable Lightness of Being | Solo Exhibition Ger van Elk,
GRIMM
1984
An International Survey of Recent Painting and Scultpure,
Museum of Modern Art

Ger van Elk believed that representations of reality in art cannot be trusted, and this theory was …

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Ger van Elk believed that representations of reality in art cannot be trusted, and this theory was the driving force behind his sculptures, installations, films, and painted photographs. He divorced subject matter from representation, making art history and the language of art the subjects of his compositions and …

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