144. Carel Visser

Carel Visser
Engelse Rijzweep (English Riding Crop) (1979)
Riding crop with leather and woven reed, insulation tubing, strip-iron, metal wire and tin, L. 208.4 cm
Collection Geertjan Visser (1931-2010), Retie, thence by descent
– C. Blotkamp, Carel Visser, Beelden/Sculptures 1978-1979, Groninger Museum, Groningen, 1979 (ill.)
– C. Blotkamp, Carel Visser, Veen/Reflex, Utrecht-Antwerpen, 1989, p. 169, no. 141 (ill.)
Una Giornata al Mare – A choice from the collection of Geertjan Visser (exhibition catalogue), Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, 1992, no. 70 (ill.)
– Groninger Museum, Carel Visser, Beelden/Scuptures 1978-1979, 7 October – 5 November 1979
– Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Una Giornata al Mare – A choice from the collection of Geertjan Visser, 27 June – 1 November 1992
The open cubes are small versions of the sculpture ‘Open Kubus’ (Open Cube) created in 1969.

Geertjan Visser (1931-2010) was, together with his brother Martin (1922-2009), one of the main and most influential collectors of his generation in the Netherlands. Today, the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo houses over 400 works from their impressive collection, including works by artists like Lucio Fontana, Anselm Kiefer, and Bruce Nauman. The renowned ‘Collection Visser’ also includes art by the third brother, the successful sculptor Carel Visser (1928-2015).
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