André van der Vossen

La Cathédrale

1958

mixed media and collage on canvas
signed lower right
200 x 75 cm 

Biography André van der Vossen:

Andre van der Vossen, a Dutch Modernist artist and painter, was born in Haarlem in 1893 . Although Van der Vossen was modest with regard to his own work, he was involved in almost all the important events of the Vrij Beelden and Creatie groups in the Netherlands.

Since 1947 van der Vossen produced abstract art that varied from strictly geometric to abstract expressionist. Highly multifaceted oeuvre.

In 1950, together with Willy Boers, among others, van der Vossen established the Creatie group. Shortly after the war van der Vossen got influenced by Paul Klee and Vasily Kandinsky. 

Oils, gouaches and collages, in particular geometric and later also in tactile forms. Andre van der Vossen died in Overveen (1963)

Many exhibitions in Paris in, among other places, the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, The Hague, Brussels and Amsterdam.