Marcel van Eeden, ‘May 17. 1948 (2)’, 2013, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Nero pencil, gouache, oil crayon on paper, Galerie Bob van Orsouw
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Marcel van Eeden

May 17. 1948 (2), 2013

Nero pencil, gouache, oil crayon on paper
44 9/10 × 77 1/5 in
114 × 196 cm
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Marcel van Eeden
Dutch, b. 1965
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Working within a set of self-imposed parameters, Marcel van Eeden has created drawings that question the way history is codified and recorded. According to his many rules, van Eeden must make a new drawing every day, and all the drawings must be based on found images and text originating on a specific date before he was born. To achieve the graphic novel quality of his illustrations, van Eeden uses pencil or ink on paper, each work a part of a non-linear narrative in which fictional characters randomly reappear in a way that evokes the unreliability of memory.

Marcel van Eeden, ‘May 17. 1948 (2)’, 2013, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Nero pencil, gouache, oil crayon on paper, Galerie Bob van Orsouw
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Marcel van Eeden
Dutch, b. 1965
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Working within a set of self-imposed parameters, Marcel van Eeden has created drawings that question the way history is codified and recorded. According to his many rules, van Eeden must make a new drawing every day, and all the drawings must be based on found images and text originating on a specific date before he was born. To achieve the graphic novel quality of his illustrations, van Eeden uses pencil or ink on paper, each work a part of a non-linear narrative in which fictional characters randomly reappear in a way that evokes the unreliability of memory.

Marcel van Eeden

May 17. 1948 (2), 2013

Nero pencil, gouache, oil crayon on paper
44 9/10 × 77 1/5 in
114 × 196 cm
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