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Page 5: 2005/2009 – Local themes and Dioramas
The Euromast and other local themes. And some work based on miniaturised landscapes.

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Euromast 1 [2005]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 205 x 182 x 16cm
(collection Museum Rotterdam, Netherlands)

The Euromast observation tower was designed by Hugh Maaskant and built in 1958-1960. It is a symbol of the reconstruction of Rotterdam.

See a slideshow of the construction of Euromast 1 :

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Euromast

The Euromast observation tower was designed by Hugh Maaskant and built in 1958-1960 to a height of 101 meters. A further 85 meters were added in 1970 so that it would remain the tallest built structure in Rotterdam. Originally intended for the Floriade event in 1960, it has come to symbolize the spirit of post World War II reconstruction.


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Euromast 2 [2005]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 205 x 175 x 16cm
(private collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands)

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Stadsbus (Town Bus) [2007]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 183 x 112 x 14cm
(Museum Rotterdam, Netherlands)


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La Douze [2007]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 86 x 53 x 8cm
(collection of Marc Overman, Rotterdam, Netherlands)

This car has special meaning to the artist: “The Renault 12 is not my fathers first car but it is the first I remember him driving.”


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Silver Machine (Lotus Esprit 1983) [2007]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 185 x 106 x 14cm
(private collection, Bassano Del Grappa, Italy)

This relief was made after Hans Sonnenberg (of Galerie Delta) decided to sell his Lotus Esprit.

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Boompjes [2009]

bas-relief in salvaged wood, 105 x 90 x 12 cm
(private collection Rotterdam, Netherlands)

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DIORAMA
Works about model landscapes and railroading.


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Blokpost 1 (Signal Box 1) [2009]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 65 x 85 x 10cm
(private collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands)


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Blokpost 2 (Signal Box 2) [2008]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 65 x 85 x 10cm
(private collection Alicante, Spain)


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Engine House 5750 [2009]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 185 x 122 x 16cm
(private collection, Arnhem, Netherlands)


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Baanwachtershuis (Flagmans House) [2009]

Bas-relief in salvaged wood, 90 x 80 x 10cm
(private collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands)


See more work and photos from this period >

The image that is on the back of Signal Box 1. It is taken from an old Faller catalog showing the Faller company head office.


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Diorama [2008]

A drawing based on a computer collage scaled up to 4.2 x 1.8 m mural made with black paint on a background of a C-print on yellow paper. It was part of the Motor Memory show at OkOk Gallery, Seattle in 2008 and the ‘Reality and its Double’ show at Ron Mandos gallery in Amsterdam in 2010.

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