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OLE FOLMER HANSEN, Painter

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BIOGRAPHY

THE CONCRETE PAINTING

IN MY PICTORIAL COMPOSITIONS I WORK WITH A BALANCED DYNAMIC INTERPLAY BETWEEN FORM AND COLOR. INSPIRED BY MUSIC I TRY TO FIND THE RHYTHMIC ELASTICITY OF THE COLORS, AN INTERNAL CONNECTION, ONE COLOR ANTICIPATED IN ITS PREDECESSOR BINDING THEM TOGETHER AS A UNITY.
THE INTENS HOMOGENEOUS FLATS BRINGS OUT THE STRENGTH BETWEEN THE COLORS IN MY PAINTINGS AND SERIGRAPHS WHERE AS MY GOUACHES HAVE A MORE SKETCHLIKE EXPRESSION.
THE FORMS AND COLORS IN MY ORNAMENTATIONS ARE CREATED TO INJECT NEW AND POSITIVE ENERGY TO ITS SURROUNDINGS AND MY GLASSWORK CATCHING THE EVER CHANGING FLOW OF LIGHT.
I ENJOY THE RHYTHM IN THE PLAY OF FORMS AND COLOR.
WHAT MUSIC OFFERS THE EAR,
CONCRETE ART LET THE EYE SEE.

Member of:
Den Gyldne
Danske Grafikere
Kunstnersamfundet
Billedkunstnernes Forbund
Fyns Grafiske Værksted
Geoform, USA
IconData-WorldPrints, Krakow, Poland

Represented at:
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum
Fyns Kunstmuseum
Kastrupgårdsamlingen
Kobberstiksamlingen, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden
Museum Sønderjylland, Kunstmuseet Brundlund Slot
Museum Sønderjylland, Kunstmuseet i Tønder
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum
Randers Kunstmuseum
Vejle Kunstmuseeum
Arte Struktura, Milano, Italy
The National Gallery, Prague, Tjekkiet
California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, USA
The Danish Embassy in Berlin, Germany
The Danish Embassy in Tokyo, Japan
The Danish Embassy in Washington, USA
Ny Carlsbergfonden
Statens Kunstfond
Københavns kommunes Kulturfond
Kunst på Arbejdspladsen

Ornamentation and colour schemes:
Krogerup Højskole, Humlebæk
Moltkes Palæ, Dr. Tværgade, Copenhagen
Hall på Mesterlodden 7-8, Gentofte
Ældrecentret Rolighedsparken, Ikast
Sundholm, Copenhagen
Herning Centralsygehus
Københavns Amts Sygehus in Gentofte:
Direktionsgangen
Kantineområdet
Auditoriemuren
Klinisk-biokemisk afdeling
Panum Instituttet, Copenhagen
Kræftens Bekæmpelse, Copenhagen
Kildevældskirken, Copenhagen
Frederiksberg Tekniske Skole, Falstersvej
TDC, Copenhagen
Jyllands-Postens hovedafd., Viby, Århus
Jyllands-Postcentrene, Copenhagen, Slagelse, Ålborg,
Århus, Herning and Åbenrå
Synoptik, Nørrevold, Copenhagen
Skattehuset, Tietgenbygningen, Odense
Vithrom Electronics, Glostrup

Bookcovers:
"Vigtigere end nogensinde", Niels Brocks Handelsskole 1888-1988
"Et regnskab skal være retvisende", Ernst & Young 1992
"Håndbog for billedkunstnere" BKF 1993

Diplomas:
Cena Masarykovy Akademie Umêní 1993, Prag, Tjekkiet
European Prize for Fine Arts by the European Union of Arts 2001, Prague - Brusel

Born 1937 in Copenhagen

Exhibitions in Denmark and abroad:
2009
Tryk på tiden, is shown in the Danish Cultural Institutes in Rusland, Estland, Letland, Polen, Ungarn og Tyskland.
Farvens Magi, Kastrupgårdsamlingen, Kastrup, separat
My Heart belongs to...National Print Museum, Dublin, Irland
100 dänische Grafiken, Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner, Bad Steben, Tyskland

2008
Tryk på tiden, Chongqing Art Museum, Bejing, Kina
Tryk på tiden, Trondheim Kunstakademi, Norge
100 dänische Grafiken, Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner, Bad Steben, Tyskland
Bridges over the Mediterranean and the Baltic,Thessaloniki, Grækenland
13th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Lodz, Poland
5th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, BIMPE V, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Den Gyldne, Randers Kunstmuseum
Tryk på tiden, Danske Grafikere, Bornholms Kunstmuseum
Danish Konkrete, ROCKET Gallery, London
Galleri Thure, Køge, separat
Danske grafikeres Hus, København, separat
Tryk på tiden, Danske Grafikere, Vejle Kunstmuseum

2007
Square-Parts, Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen
Immigrants, Graphic Images from Funen Graphic Workshop
Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington
Elverhoj Museum of History and Art, Solvang, California
Danish Immigrant Museum, Elkhorn, Iowa
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
Grand View College Art Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa
Danebo (Center for Danish-Americans in Minnesota) Miineapolis, Minnesota
Galleri Jungersted, Frederiksberg, separat
International Print Triennal, Oldenburg, Germany
Rejsebilleder, Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Odense
"Lilla Europa" - 4rd Biennale of small scale arts, Eskildstuna, Schweden
"Lilla Europa 2006" - 4rd Biennale of small scale arts, Örebro, Schweden

2006
"Lilla Europa 2006" - 4rd Biennale of small scale arts, Schweden
7'eme Mondial de l'Estampe, Chamalières, Auvergne, France
International Print Triennal Kraków 2006, Krakow, Poland
International Graphic Triennal, Bitola, Makedonien
"One Size fits All", Rundetaarn, Copenhagen
Black Church Print Studio, Dublin, Ireland
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg. Copenhagen

2005
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg. Copenhagen
Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen, Efterårsudstilling

2004
International Print Triennial � Krakow 2003 Poland � Oldenburg,
Germany
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal XV
Eurografik-Lipsk 2004, Germany

2003
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal XIV
Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen, �Spring�
Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjørring "Selvportrætter"
Jyllandspostens Galleri, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen
separate.
International Print Triennial, Krakow, Poland
Triennale Mondiale d�Estampes, Petit Format, Chamalières,
France

2002
Galerie Jungersted, Frederiksberg (sammen med Eiler Madsen)
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Lilla Europa, Biennale, Hallsberg og Örebro, Sweden
Villa Jankovsky Galleria, Kajaani, Finland
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal XIII
International Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Germany
International Print Triennial �Bridge to the Future�, Graz, Austria
Helleruplund, Hellerup, separate

2001
Galleri Over Gaden, Skælskør, separate
International Festival of Graphic Art, Hallsberg og Örebro, Sweden
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal XII
Galleri Sparresholm, South Zealand, Sommerudstilling
Triennial 100 Cities Rabka, Municipal Culture Center

2000
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Galleri Sparresholm, South Zealand
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal XI
Langelinie Art Gallery, Copenhagen �Et bredt smil til Sverige�
Janus Bygningen, Tistrup �Jubel-udstilling�
International Print Triennial �Colour in Graphic Art�, Torun, Poland
International Print Triennial Krakow �Bridge to the Future�,
Poland
International Print Triennial �Krakow-Nürnberg�, Nürnberg, Germany
�East meets West� Opole, Poland
Lilla Europa, Biennale, Hallsberg og Örebro, Sweden

1999
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal X
Langelinie Art Gallery, Copenhagen
Norwegian International Printtriennale, Fredrikstad, Norway
Internationale Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Germany
Galleri Marius, Copenhagen, separate
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, �Konkret Kunst�

1998
Det danske Kulturinstitut, Edinburg: �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�, Scotland
Kirkgate Art Center, Cockermouth, �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�, England
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Art Department, Waskinton, �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�, England
Nordic Festival North-East, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi", England
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal IX

1997
Galerie JB, Frederiksberg, Separate
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
"Tidevand", Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal VIII
International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
International Print Triennieal �Colour in Graphic Art�, Torun, Poland
International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Makedonia

1996
Kunstmuseet Frederikshavn, "Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi"
Galerie JB, Frederiksberg, "Udstilling til fordel for Aids-ramte"
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Nuuk, Greenland "Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi"
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal VII
International Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Germany
Åbenrå, "Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi".
International Print Exhibition �Miniature� Gl.Fredrikstad, Norway
Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�

1995
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Tistrup Udstillingsbygning, Påskeudstilling
Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal VI
International Minibiennale , Olofström, Sweden
Norwegian International Printtriennale, Fredrikstad, Norway
Grafikbiennalen, Nykøbing F.
Brænderigården, Viborg, �Konkret Kunst i Serigrafi�

1994
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Makedonia
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal V
Triennale Mondiale d�Estampes,Petit Format, Chamalières, France
Galleri Concorde, Frederiksberg ( med Thorkild Hoffmann Larsen)
International Print Triennial �Colour in Grafic Art�, Torun, Poland
International Print Exhibition �Miniature�, Gl.Fredrikstad, Norway

1993
Print Biennal, Maastricht, Holland
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal IV
International Minibiennale, Olofström, Sweden
Internationale Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Germany
Galerie JB, Frederiksberg, separate
Riga Minigrafikas Triennale, Lithuania.
International Grafik Udstilling, Fredrikstad, Norway

1992
Framtidsmuseet, Borlänge, Sweden, �Homo Futurus�
Rotunda di Via Besana, Milano, Italy � Homo Futurus�
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal III
Grafikudstilling, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Norwegian International Printtriennale, Fredrikstad, Norway
Dragør Bibliotek, Dragør, separate

1991
Værket, Randers, �Homo Futurus�
Institute of Industriel Design, Warszawa, Poland �Homo Futurus�
Falubiennalen Nordisk Grafik �Nu�, Dalarnes Museum, Falun, Sweden
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal II
Kunstbygningen Århus, Århus Kommunes indkøb
Grafikbiennalen, Nykøbing F.
Praha Graphic, Prag, Czechoslovakia
International Print Exhibition �Miniature�, Gl.Fredrikstad, Norway

1990
Den Flexible, Vejen Kunstmuseum
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, separate
CC de Warande, Turnhout, Belgium �Homo Futurus�
Varmegalleriet, Copenhagen, Minimal I
Guinness Hopstore, Dublin, Irland, �Homo Futurus�
Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel, Germany, Den Flexible.
Kastrupgårdsamlingen, Copenhagen � Fire malere�
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Galleri Stubtoft, Sorø, separate

1989
Galleri Victor, Copenhagen
Atelier 53, Frederiksberg, separate
Danske Grafikere, Nikolaj Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, �Homo Futurus�
Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany, �Homo Futurus�
"multiple art kiel", Altenhof, Germany
Danske Grafikere, Silkeborg Kunstmuseum
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1988
Galleri Flash, Brandt Klædefabrik, Odense
Flash, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg
Galleri Flash, Brandt Klædefabrik, Odense �One of my favorite things�
Dragør Bibliotek, Danske Grafikere �Triangel 88-89�
Nikolaj Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, �Dansk Metals indkøb�
Århus Kunstbygning, separate
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1987
Kastrupgårdsamlingen, Copenhagen, separate
Den Flexible, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, USA
Galleri Flash, Brandt Klædefabrik, Odense �Mig selv som engel�
Galleri Langhoff, Kolding, separate
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Danske Grafikere, Viborg Stiftmuseum
Galleri Flash, Brandt Klædefabrik, Odense

1986
Galleri WI, Viborg, med Tchai Munch
Galleri Flash, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, separate
Galleri Slugen, Esbjerg, separate
Flash, Fyns Kunstmuseum, Odense
North, Fyns Kunstmuseum, Odense
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1985
Atelier 53, Frederiksberg
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, �Konkret Kunst"
Galleri Flash, Brandt Klædefabrik, Odense, Åbningsudstilling
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1984
Galleri JB, Købmagergade, Copenhagen, separate
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Atelier 53, Frederiksberg, separate

1983
Galleri Nordpilen, Ålborg, separate
Fyns Kunstmuseum, Odense �Omkring Linien�
Galleri JB, Købmagergade, Copenhagen, �Sommerudstilling�
Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, �Kunstnere for Fred�
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Den Flexible, Århus Kunstbygning
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1982
Galleri TI, Tistrup
Flash, Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum Ålborg "Moderne skulptur i museets eje"
Galleri JB, Købmagergade, Copenhagen, separate
Galleri JB, Købmagergade, Copenhagen, �Sommerudstilling�
Ibizagrafic �82, Spain
Hjørring Kunstmuseum, �Konkret Kunst�
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Galleri Clemens, Århus, separate

1981
Galleri Torso, Odense, separate
Nikolaj Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, �Klange i Dansk Kunst�
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Galleri Stubtoft, Sorø, separate

1980
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Odense Rådhus, �Konkurrenceforslag�
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1979
Galleri Lerche, Ålborg, separate
Galleri Olsen, Fredericia, separate
Helsingør Bibliotek, Helsingør, separate
Flash, Frederiksberg Rådhus
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Albertslund Rådhus, separate

1978
Gallery Weintraub, New York, USA
Galleri Torso, Odense, separate
Galleri Per Sten, Copenhagen, separate
Hjørring Kunstmuseum
Galleri TI, Tistrup
Galleri Leonard, Ebeltoft
Galleri Solbjerg, Erslev
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Flash, SAK, Svendborg

1977
Den Flexible, SAK, Svendborg
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Fyn Kunstmuseum, Odense, �XII måneder�
Galleri Per Sten, København, separate
Court Gallery, Copenhagen
Galleri Torso, Odense, separate
Den Flexible, Skovhuset, Værløse
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Anja Kunstcenter, Åbenrå

1976
Politikens Hus, København, separate
Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen
7. Internationale Triennale Grenchen, Switzerland
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1975
Galerie Internationale, Ribe
Art� 75, Basel, Schweiz
Scandinavia Art Fair, Odense
Tårnby Rådhus
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1974
"Konkretisterne", Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum
Galleri Lien, Sletten Strand
Den Flexible, Lien
Galleri Arbetet, Malmø, Sweden
Art� 74, Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Internationale, Ribe
Brabrand Højskole
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1973
Galleri Lerche,Ålborg, separate
"Konkret Kunst II", Udstillingsbygningen Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen
Art� 73, Basel, Switzerland
Court Gallery, Copenhagen, sommerudstilling
Tårnby Rådhus
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1972
Frederiksberg Rådhus
"Aktuell ung dansk grafik",Konstfrämjandet, Göteborg, Sweden
"Twelve Danish Printmakers" Lumley Casalet LTD, London
"Aktuell ung dansk grafik" Konstfrämjandet, Malmö, Sweden
Dansk Grafikudstilling, Oslo, Norway
Court Gallery, Copenhagen
Esso Motorhotel, Glostrup, Court Gallery
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Ålborg
Court Gallery, International Grafikudstilling, Copenhagen
Koldinghus, Kolding med K. Holst Andersen
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
New Art Gallery , Odense, separate
Tårnby Rådhus

1971
New Art Gallery, Odense
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen
Den Permanente, Copenhagen
"Aktuell ung dansk grafik" Konstfrämjandet, Stockholm, Sweden

1970
Galleri 58, Århus
Museet for Holbæk og omegn med Ib Abert
New Art Gallery, Odense, separate
Biennale Internationale de l�Estampe, Musée d�Art Moderne, Paris, France
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
"Multikunst",Udstillingsbygningen Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen "Multikunst" Kunstbygningen, Århus

1969
Galleri BB, Randers, separate
Århus Permanente, Århus
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen
Hovedbiblioteket Kultorvet, Copenhagen, retrospective
Kunstbiblioteket Lyngby
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Å- udstillingen, Århus � Ålborg - Åbenrå
Gallery Panegyris, Copenhagen, separate

1968
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen
Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Flash, Filosofgangen, Odense
Galleri Olsen, Fredericia, separate
Lundagalleriet, Lund, Sweden

1967
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen
M59 Galleri Brinken, Stockholm, Sweden
Den Flexible, Humlum Kunstcenter, Humlum
Åbenrå Museum
Linealen, Veddinge Bakker, Odsherred
Galerie La Vela, Bern, Switzerland
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Struer Rådhus
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen
Gæst hos M59, Den Frie, Copenhagen

1966
Morsø Kunstforening
Vestjysk Kunstforening, Ulfsborg
Askov Højskole
Bygholm, Horsens
Linealen, Veddinge Bakker, Odsherred
Den Flexible, Humlum Kunstcenter, Humlum
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen
" 8 danske kunstnere" Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg

1965
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen

1964
Den Flexible, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen


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"The first lines-the very rough sketch-the ideas come, committed to paper, many go no further. Others considered, changed, perhaps carried out as something quite different-the starting point still being that rough sketch. The color ideas already begin to crowd in. These will probably undergo several changes. Into pieces, interacting placement, distribution. Here the shapes take on different values. At the same time the composition falls into place, some shapes are adjusted to comply with the color values given".

In his painting, Ole Folmer Hansen works with singular shapes within a well-balanced interplay. The composition is clear and the figures evolve from the colored areas with their razor sharp edges. Rhythm is created by diagonals and horizontal/vertical lines that shoot through each other-shapes that change direction, stop short and re-emerge as improvisations on a theme. An attempt is made to reach the absolute. The point of origin is hard-edge painting with geometrical shapes: circles, squares, arrows. The circle�s round form supplies and softens the exacting segments of the pattern, but the most important figure is the arrow, and it is repeated in many of the artist�s works. It creates many associations- it can be directional, it can be aggressive, it can be positive, optimistic-yet it is always clear and handsome. The colors are strong and true. Often a few colors dominate, yet others complement, so that areas of kinetic energy are thus created.

"I have always enjoyed working with figures and colors, A pictorial unit must be systematized, so that the movement and tension created on the compositional surface involves and uplifts the viewer. For me, colors are indispensable. By observing the various light values of my colors, I attain control of my space. While working, I always listen to music. Thus, I come to work with the rhythmic presence inherent in each color and can achieve the tonal coordination that holds the colors together. In a way, each new color is born of its predecessor. There is a rhythmic elasticity without which the composition would fail. What music offers the ear, hard-edge art permits the eye to see".

The artist has quite often taken a special subject which he analyzes and works with until he feels, that his work process frees him sufficiently to retain his theme, yet find a new angle or viewpoint, face a new challenge-another color scheme. The Pompidou Center series, Greece or flag series. Still Ole Folmer Hansen feels there is much to discover, and totally involves his dynamic mind in order to vary and deepen new themes. "Some time ago I received a large, exciting book with pictures from China, a country which interests me greatly. For a while, I began making sketches in which I wove the shapes together as a unit until the picture stood clear and precise on the surface".

Emile Zola once defined art "as a corner of nature seen though a temperament". Ole Folmer Hansen�s work reveals that he is a person with the ability to concentrate endlessly and intensely, and in so doing, create the total compositional statement of variation, beauty and strength, while maintaining a careful balance.

MAG.ART. ALICE FANOE

 

Pure painting - composition and color work together- the value of singular shapes is determined by color and size - work together - against each other - allowing, harmony and/or tension.

The stimulation can be from a chosen idea- inspiration- for example a motif developed during the sketching stage can become a series where the shapes interchange values by color alteration, the same main theme but different secondary motifs- flags, months of the year, element composition where permanent units are combined, perhaps rotated, colors changed- Center Pompidou in Paris, Greece - a method of challenging oneself, choose projects- a concentration of experiences- converted to pure painting.

A shape often incorporated is the arrow - a delightful form- it can be varied and can achieve different values perhaps only hinted at or perhaps the main figure / shape - aggressive, overbearing- dictatorial, positive/optimistic, negative/pessimistic or again vulnerable/poetic- in all the relationships beautiful and simple.

OLE FOLMER HANSEN