Sunday, April 12, 2015

Carel Willink

Carel Willink (1900 - 1983) was a Dutch painter who painted in a Magical Realism style that he preferred to label "imaginary realism."  His paintings are beautifully rendered, surreal, and suffused with a most interesting, of course, I have stolen* some of them.  Here are three collages that superimpose chromatically-colored modern dancers over backdrops of paintings by Willink.

Infrastructure Breakdown

 Urban Ennui

 Fly Over

* This probably amounts to copyright infringement, something most collagists are guilty of from time to time.  If there exist defenders of Carel Willink and his copyright in these paintings, please feel free to object and these will disappear!

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