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Title:Scream
Medium:Pencil, Graphite and Acry..
Dimensions:250 x 170 cm
Edition:unique
Year:2010
The large raw-realistic paintings by Busschers are in a seemingly photorealistic style. Her interest however is not photorealism, but lies in the
graphic, complex and at the same time clear treatment of the subject matter. This makes her work immediately recognizable and contemporary. Each
portrait asks for its own treatment. The materials used in one piece can exist from linen, cotton, felt, graphite, acrylic, rubber and even wood. With
this complex layered work method the result seems to strike comparison in drawing, painting and three-dimensional work. The skin of the models is
what fascinates her most: the portraits are only pretence in the exploration of this part of the human body. Busschers takes photographs of her
models and studies the skin on irregularities, lines, grooves and veins. These are emphasized in the painting process; the skin as an intriguing
landscape that is examined on spots and irregularities.
Title:Beyond Grief
Medium:Pencil, Graphite and Acry..
Dimensions:180 x 180 cm
Edition:unique
Year:2011
Title:Psoriasis
Medium:graphite, acrylic, pencil..
Dimensions:300 x 120
Year:2009
2005
Annemarie Busschers earlier work was slightly related to the town in the southern part of the Netherlands where she was born. ‘S-Hertogenbosch,
the town of the medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch (1450 –1516). The modus operandi of Annemarie Busschers’ work is the pencil accurately used
on fragile paper. Black and white drawings full of unexpected details without losing the telling story context.
A good example of the earlier works of Annemarie Busschers is the ‘inferno’ inspired by la divina comedia, dante alighieri (Italia, 1265-1321). A
glass fishbowl expressing a mix of fears, a show of hostility.
Witzenhausen gallery Presents Annemarie Busschers
Title:Eczema
Medium:Japanese paper, pencil, s..
Dimensions:85 x 55 cm
Year:2003
Title:Wim Pijbes
The making of the ‘chicken pox’ marks the transition from the earlier work to the new which was started by the ‘child I’ portrait.
Not only have the contents of the work changed: her new born son, children, the human face seems to be a new source of her inspiration. Her
technique changes and her skills are expanding. Pencil is used on rice paper glued to canvas to draw in full detail the subject. Acryl and oil are
used to fill the pencil drawing, giving the subject an extraordinary expression and force. What is kept from the earlier work is the full detail.
Title:Rutger
Medium:Graphite, felt, acrylic, ..
Dimensions:180 x 130 cm
Year:2010