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  • Irene van de Mheen

    Galería Magda Bellotti

    Irene van de Mheen is a Dutch artist who has lived in Spain since 1992. Since she graduated from art school, her work has been connected to the Dutch Neo-Plasticist legacy and to its formulation, which was concerned with the oppositions found in the most basic elements of painting—color, line, and space. Van de Mheen has added another element to this formulation, one fundamental to her work: an emphasis on the manual nature of the artist’s work (especially drawing), as opposed to perfection. Another component that many Neo-Plasticists toyed with and that van de Mheen also uses frequently is the

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