Welcome to Robbert Ruigrok’s Home Page. Photos of paintings and Biography can be found on the right -> on Pages 01, 02, 03, etc…

Born in Brussels (1960), from Dutch and Italian parents, Robbert Ruigrok lives and works in London. His work fluctuates between abstraction and figuration and expresses the tension and dynamics between the world of ideals and the realities of human experience and perception. This work is a search for values that can take shape in this reality – despite the very challenging circumstances of the 21st century. In that battle, the occasional victories are like rivers streaming forward despite – or thanks to – their banks: our human limitations, sometimes even failures. Please feel free to comment or email: robbert_ruigrok@yahoo.co.uk

~ by Robbert Ruigrok on February 10, 2008.

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    Currently on a 2 year project of Self-made Ready-made Household DIY. I am building a wardrobe and bathroom sink cabinet. Act of creation. The
    “Definition:
    (noun) – A term coined by Marcel Duchamp and, in its most correct use, applied to his work, alone, between 1913 to 1921. From Dada going forward, “ready-made” has been understood to be a common, mass-produced object, such as the urinal and bicycle wheel Duchamp so famously used. However, ready-mades are used in a completely different context than their original, intended functions. Ready-mades are elevated to the status of art simply because the artist says they are art.” See: http://arthistory.about.com/od/glossary_r/g/Definition-of-Ready-Made.htm.
    I will post photos soon. I call these pieces of built in furniture art, so they are art! The photos will be exhibited, and so might these ‘objects-trouves’, found objects

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