Hendrik Valk (1897-1986) wasn’t satisfied with common depictions of reality. Along with many other artists during the early twentieth century, he was looking for the ‘being’ inside the work of art. Life and art had to be harmoniously brought together; art and the artist would then be able to obtain a new, central position. An extensive donation by Else Valk in 2015 has inspired an exhibition of his work in Museum De Lakenhal: Hendrik Valk 1897-1986. Between the abstract and the figurative. Here you can find out Read more...more about the life of this artist and his roots in Leiden.

Skills: lithography