DE GEBOORTE VAN DE GRONDWET (2011)
Emo Verkerk – NL.
Often using several different materials, Emo Verkerk builds small works that are both two-dimensional and three-dimensional. A drawing that protrudes from the plane, or a sculpture that is flat. Verkerk often creates portraits of people he admires: Francis Bacon, Carel Visser, the philosopher Spinoza, writers like James Joyce and Georges Simenon, and musicians like Charley Parker, to name a few. Verkerk’s portraits are anything but realistic, but still true to life – there is never any doubt as to the who or what…