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After the smoothly blended non-painterly strokes of the Academic artists, one of the primary tools in the kit of the Modernists was texture. Nowhere is that more evident than in the highly expressionistic works of Jaap Weijand. Influenced by the Fauves in the supremacy of color over line, Weijand uses heavy impasto and deeply saturated color to suggest the mood evoked by Notre Dame de Paris in the afternoon light. Born in Amsterdam, Jaap Weijand trained in prominent Dutch art schools, and then in 1908, spent a brief period in Paris, where he discovered the ideas behind the latest modernist...
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Though he was born and pursued most of his career in Amsterdam, Jaap Weijand studied art in Paris beginning in 1908. There he absorbed the innovations in modernist painting and brought them back to Amsterdam where he soon became a committee member of the Moderne Kunstkring, an organization of Dutch modernist artists. Moving to the artists village of Bergen, Noord-Holland, he began painting in a style influenced by the Bergense School, applying color fields, as he does in Orchard in Autumn, most frequently in his favorite shades of ochre, vermilion, and indigo blue. His work clearly prefigures that of the...
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