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Abraham van den Boogaart

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Delft, Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
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Son of Abraham van den Boogaart and Cornelia Stichter
Husband of <private> Vos
Father of <private> Bogart; <private> Bogart and <private> Bogart
Brother of Geer van den Boogaart

Occupation: Nederlands-Belgische kunstenaar Bram Bogart, abstracte kunstschilder, beeldhouwer, graficus, keramist en ontwerper, zoon van een Smid
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About Bram Bogart

  • nl.wikipedia
  • theguardian
  • Bogart was born in Delft, where he spent the last year of the war in hiding. His father bestowed his own name, Abraham van den Boogaart, on his son. It was a 1950s Parisian gallery owner who suggested the switch to Bram Bogart.
  • jacobsongallery
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
  • 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

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