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Introduction
Dirk Cornelis "Dick" Elffers (Rotterdam, 9 December 1910 – Amsterdam, 17 June 1990) was a Dutch artist.
Wikidata
Q585177
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Introduction
Dick Elffers was a student of Zwart, Jongert, and Kiljan at the Rotterdam Academy and was later an assistant to Schuitema and Zwart. Even though Elffers was trained by functionalists, he began to see the limitations of only that approach. He spoke of individual artistic vision and viewed photography as equally important to all other graphic techniques (e.g., drawing and painting). After WWII Elffers was influenced by Flemish Expressionism and used bright colors in his paintings and a changing combination of illustration, decoration, and hand-drawn typography.
Nationality
Dutch
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Interior Decorator, Ceramicist, Glass Painter, Graphic Designer, Industrial Designer, Muralist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Mosaicist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Textile Artist
Names
Dick Elffers, Dirk Elfers, Dirck Elffers, Dirk Cornelis Elffers
Ulan
500116738
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Works

3 works online

Exhibition

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