Peter Keizer

  • Soft and juicy, 2018
  • Tree of life II.
  • Riverbank, 2018
  • Untitled 12, 2016
  • Iemand moet toch de geraniums water geven
  • Turn, turn again, 2018
  • A stone in the water, 2010
  • Light ball, 2018
  • Untitled 5, 2016
  • Sun-day, 2018
  • Kop Rembrandt 2
  • Untitled 6, 2016
  • Berg bergenhondje
  • Inner circle, 2018
  • Throw it !, 2008
  • Spring blossom, 2007
  • Serenade, 2010
  • Shall we dance ? 2018
  • Tulpomania, 2001
  • Look at me, 2009
  • My attic view, 2008
  • Sans titre, 2010
  • De terug-rit (the road back), 2005
  • Where I spent my time on, 2018
  • Even naar buiten, 2010
  • Spring blossom, 2008
  • Untitled 13, 2016
  • My eye catches this, 2008
  • Try this one, 2009
  • Hommage aan Yves Klein, 1995
  • Red roof, 2018
  • Gooi dan, 2009
  • Vanuit het kraaiennest, 2011
  • Summertime is coming, 2018
  • Wat een bal, 2010
  • Eucalypta nr 2, 2009
  • Lentedauw, 2010
 
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  • Soft and juicy, 2018
    Soft and juicy, 2018
    77 x 5 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Tree of life II.
    Tree of life II.
    65 x 145 cm
    Oil on canvas
  • Riverbank, 2018
    Riverbank, 2018
    35 x 35 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Untitled 12, 2016
    Untitled 12, 2016
     Oil on canvas
    70 x 70 cm - 27 x 27 in 
  • Iemand moet toch de geraniums water geven
    Iemand moet toch de geraniums water geven
  • Turn, turn again, 2018
    Turn, turn again, 2018
    35 x 35 in
    Oil on canvas
  • A stone in the water, 2010
    A stone in the water, 2010
    165 x 145 cm
    Acrylic on canvas
  • Light ball, 2018
    Light ball, 2018
    28 x 28 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Untitled 5, 2016
    Untitled 5, 2016
     Oil on canvas
    120 x 120 cm / 47 x 47 in
  • Sun-day, 2018
    Sun-day, 2018
    28 x 28 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Kop Rembrandt 2
    Kop Rembrandt 2
  • Untitled 6, 2016
    Untitled 6, 2016
    Oil on canvas
    120 x 120 cm / 47 x 47 in 
  • Berg bergenhondje
    Berg bergenhondje
  • Inner circle, 2018
    Inner circle, 2018
    28 x 28 in
    Oil on canvas 
  • Throw it !, 2008
    Throw it !, 2008
    90 x 120 cm
    Huile sur toile
  • Spring blossom, 2007
    Spring blossom, 2007
    200 x 9 cm
  • Serenade, 2010
    Serenade, 2010
    115 x 155 cm
    Acrylic on canvas
  • Shall we dance ? 2018
    Shall we dance ? 2018
    14 x 55 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Tulpomania, 2001
    Tulpomania, 2001

    Oil on canvas

  • Look at me, 2009
    Look at me, 2009
  • My attic view, 2008
    My attic view, 2008
    90 x 120 cm
    Oil on canvas
  • Sans titre, 2010
    Sans titre, 2010
    145 x 165 cm
    Oil on canvas
  • De terug-rit (the road back), 2005
    De terug-rit (the road back), 2005
  • Where I spent my time on, 2018
    Where I spent my time on, 2018
    47 x 47 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Even naar buiten, 2010
    Even naar buiten, 2010
    Huile sur toile
    90 x 95 cm
  • Spring blossom, 2008
    Spring blossom, 2008
    200 x 9 cm
  • Untitled 13, 2016
    Untitled 13, 2016
    Oil on canvas
    70 x 70 cm / 27 x 27 in
  • My eye catches this, 2008
    My eye catches this, 2008
    200 x 9 cm
  • Try this one, 2009
    Try this one, 2009
    Oil on canvas
    145 x 115 cm
  • Hommage aan Yves Klein, 1995
    Hommage aan Yves Klein, 1995
    45 x 52 cm
  • Red roof, 2018
    Red roof, 2018
    14 x 55 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Gooi dan, 2009
    Gooi dan, 2009

    Oil on canvas

  • Vanuit het kraaiennest, 2011
    Vanuit het kraaiennest, 2011
    Oil on canvas
  • Summertime is coming, 2018
    Summertime is coming, 2018
     14 x 55 in
    Oil on canvas
  • Wat een bal, 2010
    Wat een bal, 2010
  • Eucalypta nr 2, 2009
    Eucalypta nr 2, 2009
    90 x 90 cm
    Oil on canvas
  • Lentedauw, 2010
    Lentedauw, 2010
    Oil on canvas
    90 x 105 cm
For Peter, the objects are central to the paintings rather than the meaning of the subject. Because of their usefulness, the truth about tools and things is usually hidden from sight, but it is revealed in works of art. Heidegger uses the example of Van Gogh's farmer's shoes to illustrate this. An understanding of mankind in
the world lurks behind their usefulness.
In their representation these archaic things are subjected to a painting method that reinforces the impression of the archaic. Simple, reduced forms, coarse materials, large areas of colour, often monochromatic, colour layers woven through each other, thick layers of paint applied with a palette knife. The irony lies in this fascination for the material that denounces the falsely exalted, the artificial, the pretentious and lofty. Keizer shows himself to be not only an archaic but also a contrary painter.
Nevertheless, notwithstanding all the irony and all the humour, the beauty of the paintings continues to captivate the eye. The love for the object is expressed in the composition of the forms and the colour scheme and brings with it a positive 'yes' to the world and the life of things.
SOLO & GROUP SHOWS

2017
Los Angeles art show
K+Y solos show Paris

2016
Los Angeles art show
Context New York
Art Central Hong Kong
AAF Hong Kong
Art Hamptons
AAF Singapore


2015
Art Hamptons
Scope Basel & Miami
London, Envie d’Art gallery
Paris, K+Y gallery
Harlingen, De Vis Gallery
Amsterdam, Terra Delft Gallery
The Hague, De Twee PAuwen Gallery
Germany, Gecko Gallery Solingen
Hannema Huis, Centrum voor Harlinger Cultuur en Historie

2014
LA Art show
Heerenveen , Belvédère Museum « Kunstschatten van Oranjewoud »
Germany, De Tween Pauwen Gallery
London, Envie d’Art
Paris, K+Y gallery
The Hague, De Twee PAuwen Gallery
Germany, Gecko Gallery Solingen

2013
Shanghai Art Fair
Shenzhen Art Fair
Art Basel
Art Zaanstad, Hembrug site Zaandam
Realisme 13
London, Envie d’Art
Paris, K+Y gallery
Harlingen, De Vis Gallery
Amsterdam, Terra Delft Gallery
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
The Hague, De Twee PAuwen Gallery

2012
Shanghai Art Fair
Oisterwijk Cultuur
Heeswijk-Dinther, Interart Sculpture Gallery
Jingdezhen, San Bao Ceramic Museum
Realisme 12
London, Envie d’Art
Paris, K+Y gallery
Harlingen, De Vis Gallery
Amsterdam, Terra Delft Gallery
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery

2011
Art London
Collect London Fair, Saatchi Gallery London
Art Paris, Nordeinde gallery
Realisme 11
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
London, Envie d’Art
Paris, K+Y gallery

2010
Art Chicago
Art London
Amsterdam Art Fair
Art Chicago
Realisme 10
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
London, Envie d’Art
Paris, Envie d’Art

2009
Art Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Loods 6, 4 galleries on 1 location
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
Realisme 09
London, 12 Star Gallery
Harlingen, Hannemahuis 'Beeld van een tuin'
Brussels, Noordeinde Gallery

2008
Amsterdam Art Fair
Art Amsterdam
Wageningen, Het Depot Sculpture gallery
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
Realisme 08
The Hague, Noordeinde Gallery
Tunbridge Wells, Redleaf Gallery
Wageningen, Het Depot Sculpture Gallery

2007
Amsterdam, Witteveen Gallery
Harlingen, De Vis Gallery
Pentiment 'Gast
Hamburg, Professoren' Fabrik der Künste
Wageningen, Het Depot Sculpture gallery

2006
Am Savignyplatz Gallery Berlin

2005
CBK Alphen aan den Rijn
Traverse, Gemeentehuis Jagtlust Bilthoven
Amsterdam, Brains Unlimited

2004
Antwerpen, H.art Gallery (Catrin Alting Gallery)
KunstRAI Art Fair Amsterdam

2003
Hamburg, Ruth Sachse Gallery
Berlin, Am Savignyplatz Gallery
Amsterdam, Witteveen Gallery

2002
KunstRAI Art Fair Witteveen
SBK Stadsgalerie 'Van toptot teen' Alphen aan den Rijn

2001
Amsterdam, Witteveen Gallery
Art Twentie Art Fair
Hengelo, Witteveen Gallery

2000
Berlin, Am Savignyplatz Gallery
Hamburg, Ruth Sachse Gallery
Amsterdam, Metis Gallery

1999
Bergen, De Garage Gallery
Spain, Laboratorio Lucebert
IJsselstein

1998
Amsterdam, Metis Gallery
The Hague, Ronkes Agerbeek Gallery
Lineart Art Fair
Gent, Jos Art Gallery

1997
Berlin, Am Savignyplatz Gallery
Chassé Gallery Breda
The Hague, Ronkes Agerbeek Gallery

1996
Amsterdam, Metis Gallery

1995
SBK Amsterdam
Art Amsterdam
The Young
Generation Laren

1994
Amsterdam, Metis Gallery
The Hague, Ronkes Agerbeek Gallery

1993
Amsterdam, Metis Gallery

1992
The Hague, Ronkes Agerbeek Gallery
Kampen Council Exhibition Room
Utrecht, Huis voor Beeldende Kunst Gallery

1990
Rotterdam, Phoebus Gallery
Amsterdam, Koninklijke Subsidie Royal Palace

1989
The Hague, Ronkes Agerbeek Gallery

1988
Koopmansbeurs Art Fair
Amsterdam, Auditorium Rijksakademie
Amsterdam, Prentenkabinet Rijksakademie

1987
Artists Choosing Art Amsterdam
The Hague, Nouvelles Images Gallery
Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae 'The Exhibition in Arti'

1986
Utrecht , Oude Gracht 380 Gallery
Amsterdam, Auditorium Rijksakademie
Amsterdam, d'Eendt Gallery

1985
Amersfoort, Het Museum Gallery
Kobe, Japan, Universiade International Student Art Exhibit

EDUCATION

1981-1984
Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, Department of Painting

1984-1988
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, Institute for Practical Studies, Department of Painting

1987
Royal College of Art London, Exchange

AWARDS

1988
Buning Brongers Prix de Peinture

1985, 1986, 1987
Henri Ûriot Prix Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten


PUBLICATIONS

"P. Keizer Paintings Sculptures 2004-2008"; dans "Peter Keizer Het Depot du 7.10.2007 au 27.1.2008", [dir.] Wim van der Beek, 2008.
"PK 83-03", [dir.] Helga Geyer-Ryan, 2003.
"Peter Keizer Paintings 1994-1996", [dir.] Egbert Dommering, 1996.
"Peter Keizer Paintings 1990-1992", [dir.] W.H.P. van der Jagt, 1992.
"R.A. 309, 101, VANA, 303", [dir.] Jaap Guldemond, 1988.