Michael Bom

abstraction in motion

Natural phenomena, rhythms and movements are often the starting point for the work of Michael Bom.

He draws his motives from natural elements such as water, sun, wind, and moon. An important motive for him is the sea. Here nature appears in its simplest, essential, unchanging form. The sea is never twice the same, but still remains the same.

Through abstraction he wants to come to the essence and be able to create a new pure and absolute reality.

Michael works across different mediums in which he explores his interest in reflection, movement and structure. With his print work on flat and static surfaces he uses dots and rhythm and the juxtaposition of layers to achieve abstract impressions of movement. Whereas with his ‘analogue machines’ he is able to show his observations through a constantly changing movement of dots and filters.

Michael Bom – Kinetic Optical Installation – 2019 71 cm x 92 cm, Steel, perspex, electric motor and wood.

11 July – 31 August at WTC The Hague Art Gallery with works by Michael Bom, Touw van Eck and Josja Caecilia Schepman

Adres: Pr. Beatrixlaan 582. Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 9pm

Art Fair:
Art The Hague – 2 – 6 October 2019
Stand: WTC The Hague Art Gallery
Adres: Fokker Terminal Binckhorstlaan 249 2516 BB Den Haag
Opening hours:
Wed 6-10 pm, Thur 2-9 pm, Fri 2-9 pm, Sat 11 am-8 pm,  Sun 11 am-6 pm.


His kinetic optical installation ‘Moving Images II’ was nominated for the 5th International André Evard-Art Award by the Kunsthalle Messmer in Germany and was part of the exhibition until February 2019 in the Messmer museum. 

Moving Images II – Michael Bom