Never heard of the artist before, but what a great find this is. People following the blog know that concrete and constructivist artists are among my favorites. Last week i visited the bookmarket and found an intriguing title ” OTTO HAMER : Mijnheer I.KAA EN DE KUNST” leafing through the book i noticed immediately why his art fascinates me personally . The repetitions of form(s), the use of bright colors and the feel for composition “hit” me. The book itself was a surprise too. Beautiful lay-out, excellent print quality . Designed by Otto Hamer himself together with Aernout Tas this is a highly accomplished book. To give an impression of Hamer’s work here is the Youtube video i found:
There is not much info to be found on the artist, but i found an article in dutch:
and some photo material of his studio and works. In the coming months i will try to find more information, but for the meantime you can start with the sites supplied.