index of sculptures 1988 to 2023
Bas-relief in salvaged wood #115, 94 x 234 x 16cm.
De Noord was a windmill on the Oostplein square in Rotterdam that was origianlly built in 1562 and later rebuilt and adapted several times. 14 years after it miraculous survival of the town fire of 1940 the mill caught fire and was demolished.
The bas-relief shows the tipical elongated shape of De Noord without the blades and other consctructions, the shape it had after the fire, but with the spectacular commercial signs that the mill had been know for since the early twentieth century.
Part of the Markers exhibition at Ron Mandos gallery, Amsterdam in 2020.