The Netherlands, 1953
In 2015, she completed the Art School of Painting in Maasmechelen, Belgium. Over the past five years, a love for glass has emerged. A material that continues to fascinate her as she is always looking for opposites such as light and shadow, male and female shapes and lines and complementary colours. The transparent glass adds an extra dimension to the organic shapes she makes.
In 2015, she started making oloids, a mathematical shape developed by Paul Schatz in 1920. She changed the shape so much and obtained design patents on those changes for all of Europe, China and Japan.
‘My work arises from experimentation where I push the limit of and try to see beyond the possible to create an illusion. I always work from my feelings.’ Says Marie-Thérèse.