Abraham van den Boogaart (1921 - 2012)

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Birthplace: Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
Occupation: Kunstenaar, zoon van een Smid
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Immediate Family

    • Leni
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    • Bram
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About Abraham van den Boogaart

Curriculum VITAE - Biography
  • 1921 : born NLD~Delft, son of a Blacksmith
  • 1935 : 2-yr postal course of drawing lessons paid by his father
  • 1933-1936 : education en FRA : l’Ecole des Arts et Métiers - the trade of painter and decorator
  • 1939 : becomes full-time painter thanks to the support of dealer BENNEWITZ
  • 1943-1944 : Academie de la Haye~NLD
  • 1944-1945 : lives clandestinely in Delft~NLD
  • 1946 : moving to FRA : Paris and South of France
  • 1953 : meeting collector Steel de VRIES
  • 1958 : becoming friendly with Swedish painter Bengt LINDSTROM and FONTANA
  • 1959 : moving to Brussels-BEL, taking a studio in a house owned by the art critic Jean DYPREAU
  • 1951-1960 : living along with several members of COBRA including Karel APPEL, Corneille, Steven and Gilbert
  • 1962 : Museum of Modern Art in Brussels~BEL buys one of his works – his first sale to an art gallery
  • 1963 : PRIX de l’Association Belge des Critiques d’Art
  • 1969 : takes Belgian citizenship
  • 1969 : PRIX Europa painting prize, Ostende
  • 1987 : PRIX Jules RAEYMAKERS
Documentatie
  • W. Van den BUSSCHE : Bram BOGART Retrospectief - Oostende, 1995
  • Marcel PAQUET : Bram BOGART ou la peinture-peinture - Editions Athénée, Geneva, 1997
  • Marcel PAQUET : Peintures - E.L.A. La Difference, Paris, 1989
  • Marcel PAQUET : Bram BOGART - E.L.A. La Difference, Paris, 1990
  • Francine Claire LEGRAND : Bram BOGART - Lannoo, 1988
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Bram BOGART's Timeline

1921
July 12, 1921
Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
2012
May 2, 2012
Age 90
Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
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