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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Gerhard Lentink




















Gerhard Lentink


“I view my work as a declaration of love - spoken terribly slowly”

B I O G R A P H Y

1956 -  Born in Deventer, eastern Netherlands
1968 -1974  - Baudartius College, Zutphen: gymnasium β-
1974 - 1975 - Vrije Academie, Amsterdam (teachers include Ies Jacobs)
Travels in Greece and Italy
1975 - 1980  -St. Joost Academy of fine arts, Breda, southern Netherlands
monumental design/painting
(teachers include Theo Mols, Paul de Swaaf)
1977 - Travels in Egypt
1981 - Sahara, long stays in Mali and Ivory Coast
1982 - presentBased in Dordrecht
realising monumental wooden sculptures
2006 - Stays in Mas de Charrou, France
starts writing autobiographical sketches: Anatopen (published in 2009)

T R A V E L S

Spain (1984-1988, 1991, 1998)
Eastern-Europe (1982, 1984, 1986, 1990, 2002, 2007, 2010)
Iceland (1987)
Turkey (1987)
former USSR (1989)
Morocco (1992)
Lithuania (1993)
Israël en Jordan (1994)
Italy (1994, 1996, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2013)
Scandinavia (1995, 2006)
Turkey en Macedonia (1997)
New York (2001, 2002)
Ireland (2006)
Iran (2007)
Cyprus (2010)

A W A R D S

1990 Ary Schefferprijs-
1997 - La médaille de bronze, Société des Artistes de la Haute-Corrèze
2011 - Public Price jubilee exhibition Open Stal




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