Bob Bonies

Artist:

For the past six decades Bob Bonies (b. 1937) has been building a consistent body of work. Since the 1960s he has been producing abstract geometric paintings that still look fresh and contemporary today, and with a pronounced architectural effect that impacts on the space around them. Bonies, who was born in The Hague and lived in America for a time in the 1960s, was the first Dutch artist to create ‘shaped canvases’; he composes his paintings with geometric shapes. Bonies always approaches his work rationally and consistently, creating his paintings on the basis of predetermined rules. The mathematical laws that underlie his compositions produce a harmonious result. He can therefore be regarded as a proponent of pure conceptual painting, and there is clearly a close relationship between his work and the minimal art of Sol LeWitt.

Until 25 April
Stadhouderslaan 41

Guide

The Grey Space in the Middle
exhibition
until 28 February

On Sculpture

Carel Blotkamp
Museum Beelden aan Zee
Dürst Britt & Mayhew
exhibition
until 28 February

Augensex

David Roth
Dürst Britt & Mayhew
exhibition
until 07 March

Tote Räume

Gregor Schneider
West Den Haag
West Den Haag
Heden
exhibition
until 19 March

Bob Bonies

Heden
Parts Project
Kunstmuseum Den Haag
West Den Haag
Galerie Ramakers
exhibition
until 05 April

Smoke and Mirrors

Lisa Brice
KM21
exhibition
until 18 April

Papier en Licht

Popel Coumou
Fotomuseum Den Haag
exhibition
until 18 April

Bear & Teddy

Helena van der Kraan
Fotomuseum Den Haag
exhibition
until 25 April

Bob Bonies

Kunstmuseum Den Haag
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Kunstmuseum Den Haag
Kunstmuseum Den Haag
Fotomuseum Den Haag
West Den Haag
West Den Haag
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