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Photograph of Artist Bé VAN DER HEIDE
Bé VAN DER HEIDE
London, England - United Kingdom


, Arnhem, World Conflict, $6,825
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, Collapse, Cityscape, $7,350

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Artist Statement

Artist Statement I do work mostly in series. The images shown in my portfolio are examples of different series all executed over the last ten years. Some of the latest series such as "Dance of the transient forms" and "Collapse" have recently been exhibited in the Mas Poch Gallery in Spain. The most extensive series is called the "ENFANT TERRIBLE" series. These are drawings and paintings, mostly of a little girl and her family and friends. The rather menacing images of a seemingly helpless frightened little girl, being held tight or prettied up with bows in her hair, are inspired by photographs in my family album. In these drawings I am not interested in a photographic likeness, but I try to express a feeling about these people in the pictures. Part of the series were shown in the LCP Gallery in London during summer 2002 and in the Mas Poch Gallery in Spain November 2003. The series before "Enfant Terrible" is called: "WEBS", inspired by the sight of insects, leaves, dried up larvae; all caught in a Spiders web underneath a box on top of one of my work tables in the studio. They have been considerably enlarged; some paintings are as big as 160x210cm.The result seems to give almost the impression of an abstract painting. But it was all there in detail underneath the box in my studio. Series' before this include: "INSECTS". Large paintings of insects found lying about in my studio. Again I was not...

Original Artworks (20)

Bé Van Der Heide; Little Guardian, 2013, Original Painting Acrylic, 60 x 60 cm. Artwork description: 241  In the 'Clearing out the Attic' series.Little girl portrait. ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2013
60 x 60 cm (23.6 x 23.6 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Falling 3, 2010, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241    Saddam, Iraq, war, soldiers, fire, smoke,  falling statue   ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2010
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Jeep, 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241    Afganistan, war, soldiers, fire, smoke  ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; In the Desert, 2010, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241   desert, war, ww1, soldiers, North Africa,  ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2010
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Arnhem, 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241  arnhem, war, fire, smoke, ww2, bridge, war,  ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Rue dArcourt, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 148 x 122 cm. Artwork description: 241    Part of the Collapse series executed in Spain during the summer of 2008. The series depict the aftermath of war on cityscapes.  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
148 x 122 cm (58.3 x 48.0 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Collapse, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 215 x 170 cm. Artwork description: 241  Part of the Collapse series executed in Spain during the summer of 2008. The series depict the aftermath of war on cityscapes. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
215 x 170 cm (84.6 x 66.9 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Nice Little Girl, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 122 x 148 cm. Artwork description: 241  From the My' Real Family' series. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2006
122 x 148 cm (48.0 x 58.3 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Light as a feather, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 inches. Artwork description: 241  Part of the' Dance of the transient forms' series ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
160 x 190 inches (406.4 x 482.6 cm)
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Bé Van Der Heide; In the midst of all changes, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241  Part of the' Dance of the transient forms' series ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Chair and Moth, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241  Part of the' Dance of the transient forms' series ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Bat and Chair, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 160 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241  The first image in the' Dance of the transient forms' series ...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
160 x 190 cm (63.0 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Opoe R, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 90 x 110 cm. Artwork description: 241 A portrait of my mother' s mother. executed in acrylic paint on handmade paper on canvas. It is framed in a light wooden frame floating behind glass...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
90 x 110 cm (35.4 x 43.3 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Enfant terrible no 2, 2002, Original Painting Acrylic, 115 x 190 cm. Artwork description: 241 A large painting of a standing little girl with a large blue bow in her hair. Made using acrylic paint and charcoal on handmade paper which is glued on canvas....
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2002
115 x 190 cm (45.3 x 74.8 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Opa R, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 90 x 110 cm. Artwork description: 241 A portrait of mymother' s father, executed in acrylic paint on handmade paper on canvas. It is framed in a light wooden frame floating behind glass...
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
90 x 110 cm (35.4 x 43.3 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Moeke, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 90 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 This is a painting of my mother dressed to ride a motor cycle. It is executed in acrylic paint on handmade paper on canvas. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
90 x 100 cm (35.4 x 39.4 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Big Bad Baby, 2003, Original Mixed Media, 132 x 163 cm. Artwork description: 241 Enfant terrible series. This artwork is painted on handmade paper which is glued on canvas. It is framed behind glass for protection...
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Original Mixed Media, 2003
132 x 163 cm (52.0 x 64.2 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Enfant Terrible of Enfant..., 2001, Original Painting Acrylic, 92 x 106 cm. Artwork description: 241 This is a portrait in acrylic paint on handmade paper, depicting the
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
92 x 106 cm (36.2 x 41.7 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Blue Insect, 1997, Original Mixed Media, 138 x 160 cm. Artwork description: 241 This is a painting in the Insect series. It is painted on canvas with acrylic paint, charcoal and coffee grinds....
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Original Mixed Media, 1997
138 x 160 cm (54.3 x 63.0 inches)
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Bé Van Der Heide; Web no 3, 1999, Original Mixed Media, 152 x 122 cm. Artwork description: 241 This painting depicts a small detail of a spiders web, much enlarged. It is on canvas with acrylic paint, charcoal and coffee grinds....
Bé Van Der Heide
Original Mixed Media, 1999
152 x 122 cm (59.8 x 48.0 inches)
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