The still-life has always been a genre of thought and reflection.
The different parts of his still-lives make an abstract composition on one hand, but also become new characters on the other hand.
It all depends on the way he paints them.
The way of painting – the brushwork, the colours, the proportions – always dictates the compositions and the meaning.
In the end these are not just depictions of tables and what may be on and around them, they are abstract works of painterly thought.
© Villa Next Door 2019
Contents of all photographs courtesy to Klaas Gubbels and Livingstone Gallery, Den Haag