Luca Rob van Bergen
Rob van Bergen
Rob van Bergen was born 1952 in Utrecht, Netherlands. He studied at the Academy for Visual Education in Amersfoort from 1972 to 1976. Until the mid-nineties he made glass objects, combined with materials from nature. One day he was finished with the glass. “You have to create something new, not repeat yourself, then you are no longer an artist”. All these years he modelled the model, next to the glassware. After his abstract education at the academy, he wanted to get to grips with figurative work. As an artist, he considers craft to be of paramount importance and experiments with materials, periods, styles, light & dark. He became fascinated by faces and bodies and prefers to work with white clay, chamotte coarse. A number of works are also in bronze.