Ger van Elk

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Ger van Elk in 1983

Ger van Elk (Amsterdam, March 9, 1941 - Amsterdam, August 17, 2014)[1] was a Dutch artist.[2] He made sculptures, painted photographs, installations and movies. His work is generally seen as conceptual art and arte povera.

Between 1959 and 1988, he lived and worked in Los Angeles, New York City, and Amsterdam. He studied in Groningen in the 1960s.[3] In 1996. he won the J. C. van Lanschot Prize for Sculpture.[3]

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  1. Ger van Elk, “Nederlands boegbeeld conceptuele kunst, overleden (73)” 18 August 2014
  2. Pendergast, Sara; Pendergast, Tom (2002). Contemporary Artists: L-Z. St. James Press. p. 1724. ISBN 978-1-55862-489-4. Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ger van Elk in the RKD

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