Corné Akkers

Corné Akkers

The Hague, Netherlands
1969, born in Nijmegen. My work can be seen in many countries all over the world. I employ a variety of styles that all have one thing in common: the ever search for the light on phenomena and all the shadows and light planes they block in. My favorites in doing so are oil paint, dry pastel and graphite pencil. It is not the form or the theme that counts but the way planes of certain tonal quality vary and block in the lights. Colours are relatively unimportant and can take on whatever scheme. It is the tonal quality that is ever present in my work, creating the illusion of depth and mass on a flat 2d-plane. I combine figurative work with the search for abstraction because neither in extremo can provide the desired art statement the public expects from an artist. Besides all that, exaggeration and deviation is the standard and results in a typical use of a strong colour scheme and a hugh tonal bandwith, in order to create art that, when the canvas or paper would be torn into pieces, in essence still would be recognizable.
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128 artworks by date
Roundism - 20-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Bettie Page – 17-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 13-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 11-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 06-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 02-02-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 30-01-18 by Corné Akkers
Leiden – 23-01-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 18-01-18 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 11-01-18 by Corné Akkers
Sans titre – 05-01-18 by Corné Akkers
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Symfonie Orkest Nijmegen @ Stevenskerk – 01-01-18 (sold) by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 25-12-17 by Corné Akkers
Oude Kerk (The Old Church) at Voorburg - 15-12-17 by Corné Akkers
Dordrecht – 07-12-17 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 06-12-17 by Corné Akkers
Model – 01-12-17 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 29-11-17 by Corné Akkers
Roundism – 24-11-17 by Corné Akkers
Model session 2 @ Rotterdam - 21-11-17 by Corné Akkers
Model session @ Rotterdam - 19-11-17 by Corné Akkers
Nieuwe Veenmolen – 18-11-17 by Corné Akkers
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Wouter – 08-11-17 (sold) by Corné Akkers
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Roundism - 11-11-17 (sold) by Corné Akkers
Marijke Akkers-Kersten - 06-11-17 by Corné Akkers
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Conquering the Stelvio - 24-08-17 (sold) by Corné Akkers
Model session 2 @ Rotterdam - 20-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Nieuwe Veenmolen - 19-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Model session @ Rotterdam - 16-10-17 by Corné Akkers
The sheik of Araby - 15-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 08-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Zierikzee - 05-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Nude - 01-10-17 by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 28-09-17 by Corné Akkers
I lost my contacts - 23-09-17 by Corné Akkers
Marlot - 31-07-13 - 1 by Corné Akkers
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Cubistic nude (05) (2013) (sold) by Corné Akkers
Nude - 19-07-15 - 2 by Corné Akkers
Nude - 12-09-15 by Corné Akkers
Meyendelse berg - 11-08-13 by Corné Akkers
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Reclining nude - 10-11-14 by Corné Akkers
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Julia Filament - 01-02-16 (sold) by Corné Akkers
De Horsten - 02-07-15 by Corné Akkers
Nude - 13-04-16 by Corné Akkers
Cubistic nude - 11-11-16 by Corné Akkers
Harbour building at Rotterdam (2004) by Corné Akkers
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Bathing nude (2012) by Corné Akkers
Roundism - 21-11-14 by Corné Akkers