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Studio exhibition presenting 'Silence and The City'
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Studio Exhibition   presenting the new series 'Silence and The City'

The Hague, The Netherlands

29th of August - 19th of September 2020

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Online Exhibition   'New Horizons'

by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine

3rd of August - 1st of December 2020

https://www.contemporaryartcuratormagazine.com/online-exhibition-new-horizons/robert-van-de-graaf

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WORK IN PROGRESS, Series 'Silence and The City'

2019 September - Current

The series ‘Silence and The City’ is inspired by New York City and the search for contemplation and inner silence in everyday life, about finding meaning in life and the connection of the spiritual world with everyday life. The crossroads in the paintings are a metaphor for important moments in life when the choices of the turns you take determine directions in life.

Van de Graaf draws inspiration from both the time he lived in New York City 2006 - 2007 and his trip to New York in September 2017 and November 2019. When he was walking in New York City he was struck by moments of silence by different kind of places he documented. This documentation is the starting point of this series.

Every individual is confronted with a universal question how to find meaning in life. Van de Graaf feels a strong connection with the vibrance of New York City but is also aware that searching meaning in life is sometimes harder when life is going that fast. He finds the contrast between contemplation and the busy city life of New York City very interesting. He admires the ability of the city to be a melting pot of all kinds of people.

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PRIVATE EXHIBITION, DUTCH ART COLLECTOR

14 July 2019

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EXHIBITION EUROPOL HEADQUARTERS, The Hague, The Netherlands.

(with Maria Riemen and Paole Stokman and Anja Vosdingh Bessem) 

15 January - 15 March 2019

Opened by Wil van Gemert, Deputy Executive Director of Europol and Saskia Bruines, Deputy Mayor of The Hague.

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NEW COLLABORATION       Contemporary Art Curators

 

January 2019 - Current

http://www.contemporaryartcurator.com/robert-van-de-graaf/

ART AND WINE OPENING

29th of October 2017

Opening of the new studio at Scheveningen Harbor, with exhibition of 'The Bible and the Sea'

 

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Classic event 2015 (Kortrijk, Belgium) 

Exhibition Artfair  www.classic-event.be

07 - 15 November 2015

Represented by the 'New Place art gallery' ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)

 

 

Art Laren 2015  (Laren, The Netherlands)

Exhibition Artfair 

12 - 14 June 2015

www.artlaren.nl

Represented by the 'New Place art gallery' ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)

Solo-exhibition at New Place art gallery ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)

01 - 30 April 2015

www.new-place-gallery.com

Art & Antiques Fair 's-Hertogenbosch 2015, The Netherlands

Exhibition Artfair

19 - 27 April 2015

www.afsh.nl

Represented by the  'New Place   art gallery'   ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)