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Blach / White - Peter Royen meets...

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Peter Royen's painting is sheer meditation – a declaration of stillness, of silence, symbolised primarily by the colour white, but also black (Werner Schmalenbach, in: P. Royen 1998).

Inspired by the "Mondrianic harmony" he so much admired, Royen's arrangements of geometric fields create, not a mathematical or programmatic, but rather a meditative kind of abstraction, though …

Peter Royen's painting is sheer meditation – a declaration of stillness, of silence, symbolised primarily by the colour white, but also black (Werner Schmalenbach, in: P. Royen 1998).

Inspired by the "Mondrianic harmony" he so much admired, Royen's arrangements of geometric fields create, not a mathematical or programmatic, but rather a meditative kind of abstraction, though with a formal, concrete effect. It is the balance and the proportion in this harmonious motion which leads to the stillness to which Royen aspires, and which permits the viewer only a gradual approach …

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Zurich

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Booth A18