Comments on: Remembering Raoul de Keyser http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/ Abstract Critical is a not-for profit company aiming to establish a new critical context for all generations of artists involved with ambitious abstract art. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:23:33 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Sam http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-62605 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 07:34:42 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-62605 Hi Sharon, Thank you for that. I was going by the obituaries, which stressed the 2004 show. I’ll amend.

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By: Sharon Hall http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-62594 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:51:53 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-62594 Raoul de Keyser was first introduced to the London public in Adrian Searle’s Hayward show- Unbound:Possibilities in Painting-a good ten years earlier than his first one person at the Whitechapel in 1994.

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By: Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-61923 Sat, 17 Nov 2012 19:05:57 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-61923 David Reed introduced me to de Keyser’s work, I wish one could see more of it in all the usual places.

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By: Bob Edgson http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-61494 Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:39:33 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-61494 Please add to my comments:
art discourse did not appear to have affected his delight in the simple pleasures of life.

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By: Bob Edgson http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-61491 Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:29:30 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-61491 On a Saturday afternoon in July this year, I was again in Deinze, with friends and was able, with his son, Jan, to visit Raoul De Keyser at his home. We sat in his kitchen and shared a Westmalle Triple together. He later invited me to look at his work in his studio and then to sit with him to watch Final Score with
The English football results and , at one point sharing his interest in watching Anne Robinson on ‘The Weakest Link’ I am fortunate to have met this gentle, warm and un-pretentious man to whom much of the excess of a celebrity-ridden

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By: Robin Greenwood http://abstractcritical.com/note/remembering-raoul-de-keyser/#comment-60996 Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:14:18 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6335#comment-60996 He is presumably the daddy of Provisional Painting, master of the mildly contradictory, a wit of witlessness and a self-conscious failure. I thought romance was dead.

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