Greet Helsen, ‘Wasserläufer III’, 2014, IdeelArt
Greet Helsen, ‘Wasserläufer III’, 2014, IdeelArt

Helsen painted this piece during summer 2014 while preparing an exhibition for a gallery which was located in a sculpture park with a pond. Greet Helsen engaged with this natural environment and its elements. Movements of dragonflies, water skaters and insects glide subtly on "Wasserläufer III".

Signature: Down Right

About Greet Helsen

Greet Helsen draws inspiration from the natural world to produce abstract landscapes composed of acrylic paint, which she approaches like watercolor, rendering thin washes of the pigment. Typically set against bright white backgrounds, the shimmering, luminous color blocks and lines in her paintings are accentuated, creating qualities of lightness and softness and an almost ethereal effect.

Belgian, b. 1962, based in Switzerland