A New Monograph on Eja Siepman van den Berg with the Allure of a Catalogue Raisonnee
The International Context
A Complete and IllustratedOverview of her Oeuvre
Eja Siepman van den Berg holds a unique position in both Dutch ánd European art. From the early 1970s onwards, she has positioned herself in an elaborate contexts of figurative sculpture.
At first sight, the human body is Siepman van den Bergs 'prime subject'. But on a closer inspection, Siepman van den Berg transcends the merely figurative. Her body of work responds to more fundamental matters of sculpture, to the meaning of scale, symmetry and proportion--a mathematical approach to the organic-- and to the intrinsic qualities of her materials, bronze and stone.
Kerber Verlag (Bielefeld/Berlin), Dutch/English edition Hardcover, 28.5 x 23 cm 266 pages, 300+ ills. in color and b/w. Design: Marc Koppen, Eindhoven
With essays by Antoon Melissen and Huub Mous
Special introduction price: € 45
Expected Spring 2022
This explains Eja Siepman van den Berg's affinity with both the giants of classical figuration ánd abstraction.
This publication will trace the development of Siepman van den Berg's distinctive visual idiom, in the context of both contemporaries and forerunners.
With special attention for Siepman van den Berg's body of work in an international context.