Levante, Carrara marble, 24x14x46h cm, 2022 Levante is an Italian word meaning rising (Sol Levante = rising sun). Levante means also East.Originally the design of this artwork is generated by two cones: their bases are connected and their points too. The marble cones are bent to create a new inner space, through which the viewerContinue reading “Levante”
Contact is inspired by life in times of coronavirus. Cornelis continues is research combining marble and stainless steel. The circular steel base is an integral part of the sculpture. Its watery and reflecting surface mirrors the marble cone, creating a contact effect. In its purity of shape, the artwork turns into a symbol of socialContinue reading “Contact 2020”
Thanks to my friend Eirik Jarl Trondsen, I am currently teaching art (drawing, painting, sculpturing) in Nagenda International Accademy of Art and Design, Entebbe, Uganda. Great experience!
Gender by Cornelis, 2019
3D Moebius Ring was a challenge to transform the bi-dimensional original soft shape to a 3D marble ring. The goal: perfection and fluidity through a long process of calculation and translation into matter. Patience, constancy and care were the main ingredients to reach fineness and harmony.
Cornelis’ art exhibited for one month in Monte dei Paschi bank in Faenza (March/April).
Cornelis was inspired by the human search for perfection. Pi is an irrational and transcendental number. Pi artwork is a perfect metal sphere in its totality, but it is made up of three different sizes of circles that do not always manage to touch each other. Perfection in imperfection as a human condition results inContinue reading “Pi, imperfections”