Painting, 50 x (42 x 29.7 cm).
Materials: gouache on paper
Collection: Courtesy Philippe Van Snick & Galerie Tatjana Pieters.
'In this series Philippe Van Snick departs from two intersecting curved lines. The space between the half arcs he fills with (0-9) color. Next, he extrapolates the form to a random decagon, which he dyes in the same colors. There are 5 gouaches for every colors, each one depicting different arcs and decagons.'
(Source:Liesbeth Decan & Hilde Van Gelder, Philippe Van Snick - Dynamic Project, ASA Publishers, 2010)
a decagon is ten points connected
numbered (0>9) aritmetically I have the possibility of
working into infinity
the point generates waves
ex. falling stone in water
colors are diff. wavelengths
In the third dimension (object)
in orbit, the object (0-9) takes on different forms even the
Philippe Van Snick, 1979
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Ping Pong – Philippe Van ...
16 September 2017 - 07 January 2018.
Using the 1972 work Ping Pong and its subsequent donation by the artist to the M HKA as starting point for this exhibition, Belgian artist Ph