Oil, pigments and embroidery on linen with the title 'Reina'. On the painting is the image of Queen Beatrix and Queen Maxima (in spe) visible, en profile and en face. In the neck ( the root ) of the painting, is the inscription 'Reina' visible. At the bottom on the right are two silver ovals fixed to the painting with raw embroidery. The painting is made with oil paint on linen.
It is a contemporary fairy tale of the Royal Dutch family with Queen Mother and her Argentine daughter-in-law. I am quite intrigued by their personalitys. In the Dutch royal family the woman plays an important role. For the tree last generations there has been a queen only. Now for the first time after tree generations there will be a King and Maxima will get the title Queen.
The series of Striped paintings are a mix of stripes mixed with role models and industrial buildings.
Is a reflection of the model life of our inventive but also surrealistic and unpredictable world.
It’s the fine line, between belonging to the top or beïng out of demand.
Materials used are linen, embroidery, oil paint, ink and mixed media.
The picture shows a contemporary fairy tale with the ugly, the innocent and the strange. Contemporary visual artist Hester van Dapperen likes to use in her paintings the contrast of raw and refined materials, she also experiment with new materials.
The series of paintings with the Title ‘Stripes’ its is a mixed image story of history and the present time of the Netherlands. The style is Now art, Contemporary art and has components of Pop art.