Sometimes basic elements are pertinent recognizable or these are drawn forward. In other sculptures the elements point to a new form of construction, close to becoming a model. In this series the human is - as creator or created - more present.

dated 2013 until 2014 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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reflection

2013

Some glass / does not serve to look-through / but for reflection. // The stakes / and the spring / are there / to distract the spectator.

building on the move

2013

Once this building / decides to move / it goes straight / and cannot take / sharp curves. // The glass / serves for reflection / of externalities.

Easle with canvas and head

2013

This head remains silent / since letters are no words. / Once placed upon an easel / knowing to be watched /  words falls short. // Not ever was silence / as golden.

Black Wheel

2013

Black Wheel: The hardness stored / in a black wheel / cuts though iron. / And may, / if the needle finds the right groove / touch the soul / past marrow and bone. // Dedicated to a great assemblageist / sculptor, Sir Anthony Caro

crossing-1

2013

Crossing: No bird is afraid of falling / during it’s flight. // No stone cramps / ahead of being split / once it tumbles / down the mountain. // Wood supports metal / in this mirror.

Framed

2013

Framed: A piece of drift-wood found / on the borders of the Rhine / is basic. // Divided in two parts / at unequal height, / of which one / bearing scrap-metal. / Has the frame / it’s own place / and relation / within itself / that is decisive / and determines / the view across / towards the base.
 

Just-2

2013

Just-2: First the oak grew / three-four human life-times long. / Was chopped / sawed / and then had to wait. / Grooves and tongue were milled. / This way, a floor was created. / Yet, one piece remained / that lie with dirt / but then was elected. / The tongue and groove were sawed loose / and reconnected / and now / the height is just. This work has been acquired by the International Museum of collage, Assemblage and Construction, Fort Worth, Texas USA

This is our world

2013

This is our world, / and sometimes, it is getting to close, / with it's defensive structures, / and the imminent threat. // If more distance is wanted, / take a binocular / and look at it / from the wrong side.  (one of the artworks selected for the portfolio at www.artlyst.com)

sculpture with wire

2013

This sculpture / does not want to express beauty. / During it's construction / I did my best / to honour this wish. /  Because who am I / other than a follower / of what can't be.   In keeping to the definition, what art of found objects need be, I propose we stick to the rules defined by the following link: http://www.ge.ch/legislation/rsg/f/rsg_e1_40p03.html

Wagwarm

2013

Citizens no longer can leave the war against global warming to governments or politicians. It's time for their own initiatives. Drager Meurtant has created a devise (assemblage) that is effective - in various types - against consequences of global warming. For a complete overview: http://www.pinterest.com/gerardrutteman/war-against-global-warming/

fact-ohry

2013

I said / now I will build a fact-ohry / and that / became factual. /  With grabbing and placing / elements that together / took progressively the shape / of a fact-ohry / I became part of it. / Could shape the further design / and steer it at minor extent / but the end-result / was determined / by the starting point. / Voila. Note: This Fact-ohry is the only one with guarantee that risks during drilling for shale gass are secured. Thanks to Jozef for the welding or iron parts

The Oil-terminal at Dissension

2013

The Oil-terminal at Dissension: / After one village / a second was build / and as so often / these were two communities / in their belief. / After peevishness / came quarrel / and this raised high / a full five meters. / The arrival of the oil-terminal / changed little / except more fencing. // The bridge does not unite inhabitants / but enables them / to continue on different paths.

Kaptein

2013

Kaptein Mobylette EEG / from halfway the past century / the motorized bicycle / for the ordinary man or women. / This statue / is a tribute / to the generation / that shortly after the war / cleaned up the mess./ With thanks / to the former house-owner / who left this beautiful piece of rust / to us.