Land art and site specific sculpture - land art uses the environment and its scale as its material. Concrete art is expressed in material itself with which the artist introduces her non-representational objective. Public art can be viewed and accessed by observers.
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1962 Moves to Zwijndrecht, on the riverside across from Dordrecht
1963 Back to Long Beach California and Studies art (ceramics) and Language (Russian) at California State University at Long Beach
1965 Meets the Dutch environmental sculptor Joop Beljon during a sculpture symposium on the campus in Long Beach. Returns to Holland at the end of the year
1966 Studies for a teaching degree in art at the Tilburg School of Art
1967 Makes first work composed of different units, calculating their proportions  to have the same volume
1968 Receives his first commission for a large bronze work, discoid form
1969 Graduates and enters the last year of sculpture class at the Rotterdam Art Academy
1969 First one man exhibition of sculpture in the office of Dicke Architects in Dordrecht
1969 Teaches at a secondary school in Zwijndrecht for two years
1969 Receives his first commission for an environmental project, garden and fountain, for the DSW plant in Dordrecht
1970 Graduates and receives the Rotterdam Art Foundation Threshold Prize
1970 Meets Henry Moore and his wife Irina for the first time in Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
1971 Start of membership of various organizations and government committees
1971 Visits Irina and Henry Moore at their summer house in Forte Dei Marmi
1972 became a member of the board of the Dutch Sculptors'Association
1972 First work, perpendicular cylinders 2, in which he uses a transitional stage as the final work
1972 Makes lines on the surface of curved glass planes in order to create spatial linear forms
1973 Receives a grant from the Arie Scheffer Foundation
1973 Works in Plexiglas with Vera Röhm in Darmstadt, Germany
1974 Works in marble in Querceta, Italy, at Henraux, where he is introduced by Henry Moore
1976 Makes first works without a closed interior, having open curved planes, called the planes, junction series
1977 Is professor of sculpture at the Rietveld Art Academy in Amsterdam for two years
1978 Participates in the Tenth Sculpture Conference in Toronto, Canada
1979 Secretary of the Dutch Sculptors' Association for five years
1979 Marries Lidwien Kuster
1981 Professor of sculpture at the Royal Academy of Art in Den Haag for two years
1981 Meets the glass artist Andries Copier in Delft


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