ron van der ende: bas relief in reclaimed wood
mar 10, 2011
ron van der ende: bas relief in reclaimed wood

‘still life’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
180 x 102 x 12 cm

rotterdam-based sculptor ron van der ende focuses on creating wall-mounted bas-reliefs
constructed from salvaged wood. he utilizes all of the reclaimed wood’s original colors –
not painting it himself – and textures to create his three-dimensional compositions of
photo realistic mosaics. van der ende collects old planks and doors to develop his sculptures,
many of which mimick various iconic forms of transportation. his work was recently presented
by seattle gallery ambach & rice at the armory show 2011.

‘S.T. (wood stack)’, 2011
bas-relief in salvaged wood
165 x 106 x 14 cm

‘drifting north’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
242 x 108 x 16 cm

‘mum (grand pianola piece), 2011
bas-relief in salvaged wood
122 x 132 x 10cm

‘voiture balai’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
255 x 112 x 10 cm

‘corsair’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
180 x 87 x 12 cm

‘KO valkyrie’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
212 x 130 x 15 cm

‘bathyscaphe trieste’, 2010
bas-relief in salvaged wood
110 x 84 x 12 cm

‘limo 1′, 2009 – based on the cadillac fleetwood, state car to ronald reagan in the early eighties

bas-relief in reclaimed timbers
184 x 115 x 112 cm

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