Exhibition

The exhibitian ‘Frisian Seduction’ shows work by three famous Frysian artists: Evert van Hemert (known for his 'bronze ladies'), Hendrik Elings (known for the mooving portraits he made of his father), and Hiske Wiersma and her very special way of portraying the Frysian land and life. 

'Hait' ('dad') by Hendrik Elings
People

'Hait' ('dad') by Hendrik Elings

Hendrik Elings (1967) as a painter is the product of the deep felt northern tradition of painting as a figurative craft. With the necessary 'Frisian soberness' he percieves his envronment in a highly subjective way. He was born and grew up at the edge of the rural village St.Annaparochie (where once Rembrant married his Saskia van Uilenburgh). There were always those skies, always this sea-dike, en always his coriosity as what lies behind it: what was there to see, to smell, to feel...
Work by Hiske Wiersma
Agency

Work by Hiske Wiersma

The qualitiy of the paintings by Hiske Wiersma is strongly determined by her affinity with the subject. She paints portraits of people and animals. This approach makes her paintings higly individual. In a clear fresh-Frysian stile, Wiersma registers the external specifics on the canvas, but simultaniously strives to permeate the very soul of the creature she paints.
Work by Evert van Hemert
Marketing

Work by Evert van Hemert

Van Hemert is an autodidact. His education at the Rietveldacademie lasted - according to what he tells at his website - only ten minutes. His work is mainly figurative. He loves sumptuous curves with an erotic radiance. He paints women and animals, mainly horses. He does his bronzes himself, from the first wax mould till the casting and patining. His work is exhibited both in the Netherlands and abroad.