19 March, 2016

"Helios Smiles", Henri van Bentum, 1963, Watercolour, painted in San Miguel de Allende




"Helios Smiles", Henri van Bentum, 1963
Watercolour, painted in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Formerly in Collection of Dr. and Mrs. G. Bagnani, Toronto


18 March, 2016

"Frost Pavilion", Henri van Bentum, 1967 acrylic on paper, 22 cm x 30 cm


"Frost Pavilion", Henri van Bentum, 1967
Acrylic on paper, 22 cm x 30 cm
Private Collection, Victoria BC


11 March, 2016

"Amethysta", Henri van Bentum, acrylic on canvas, 1964, 0.70m x 0.95m. Painted in homage to the father of the artist.



Acrylic on canvas, 1964 "Amethysta" Henri van Bentum
Painted in homage to van Bentum's father.
Artist's Personal Collection




10 March, 2016

"Spectrum Dance", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on canvas, 1972, 0.95m x 0.80m



"Spectrum Dance", 1972, acylic on canvas, 1 m x 0.33 m
Henri van Bentum  
Private Collection, Toronto [SDC]


09 March, 2016

"Anthem", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on canvas, 1977, 0.75 m x 1.10 m



"Anthem", acrylic on canvas 1977  Henri van Bentum
Private Collection, Ottawa [SCG]



08 March, 2016

"Coral Realm", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on paper, 1964, 0.75 m x 0.55 m


"Coral Realm", 1964, acrylic on paper, 0.75 m x 0.55 m, Henri van Bentum
Private Collection, Ottawa [SCG] 






07 March, 2016

"Spectrum Mantra", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on canvas, 1977, 0.75 m x 0.50 m


  "Spectrum Mantra", acrylic on canvas, 1977, 0.75 m x 0.50 m
Henri van Bentum
Private Collection [SCG]


Midsummer Night's Dream, Henri van Bentum, 1960, oil on masonite, painted while listening to music by Mendelssohn




"Midsummer Night's Dream", Henri van Bentum
Oil on masonite, 1960, Artist's Collection
Painted while listening to Felix Mendelssohn's composition of the same name. My mentor, Jock (J.W.G.) Macdonald, encouraged me to listen to music while painting.  See our website 

06 March, 2016

"Cosmic Moment", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on canvas, 1977, 0.75 m x 1.10 m




"Cosmic Moment", acrylic on canvas, 1977
Henri van Bentum
Private Collection, Ottawa [SCG]



05 March, 2016

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03 March, 2016

02 March, 2016

"Dance of the Spheres", Henri van Bentum, Acrylic on canvas, 1978, 0.40 m x 1.10 m



"Dance of the Spheres", Henri van Bentum, 1978
Private Collection, Toronto (SDC)




01 March, 2016

"Metamorphosis" Series, Henri van Bentum, Chinese Ink & Pen drawing, 1978, 0.75 m x 0.55 m

"Metamorphosis" Series, Chinese Ink & Pen drawing, 
 Henri van Bentum, 1978
Private Collection, Ottawa (SCG)



28 February, 2016

"Inner Reflections", Henri van Bentum, 1960, oil on masonite, 0.60m x 0.68m, Gift of Ann Southam


"Inner Reflections", Henri van Bentum, 1960
Oil on masonite 
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery Permanent Collection, Oshawa
Gift of the late Ann Southam


27 February, 2016

"Radiant Conception", Henri van Bentum, 1977, acrylic on canvas, 1.01m x 0.76m



"Radiant Conception", Henri van Bentum, 1977
Acrylic on canvas
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery Permanent Collection, Oshawa

26 February, 2016

"Celestial Window", Henri van Bentum, 1977, acrylic on canvas, 0.76m x 1.01m


"Celestial Window", Henri van Bentum 1977
Acrylic on canvas
The Robert  McLaughlin Gallery Permanent Collection, Oshawa


25 February, 2016

"Metamorphois Series #3", Henri van Bentum, 1979, ink on paper, 0.58m x 0.45m


"Metamorphosis Series #3", Henri van Bentum, 1979
Chinese Ink on paper
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery Permanent Collection, Oshawa


24 February, 2016

"Scintilla Mindscape", Henri van Bentum, 1979, acrylic on canvas, 0.75m x 0.60m


"Scintilla Mindscape", Henri van Bentum, 1979
Acrylic on canvas
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery Permanent Collection, Oshawa

23 February, 2016

"Primavera", Henri van Bentum, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 0.55m x 0.75m




"Primavera", Henri van Bentum, 1978
acrylic on canvas
Collection, M.A. Scott, Toronto, Ontario


21 February, 2016

"Spring Globe", Henri van Bentum, 1972, acrylic on canvas 0.50m x 0.75m


"Spring Globe", Henri van Bentum, 1972
Private Collection, Toronto (SDC)

20 February, 2016

"Pristine Orb", Henri van Bentum, 1965, Acrylic on Canvas




"Pristine Orb", Henri van Bentum
Acrylic on canvas, 1965
Collection Alice Hyatt, NY


19 February, 2016

"Micro Macro #3", Henri van Bentum, 1964, acrylic on paper




"Micro Macro #3", Henri van Bentum, 1964
Acrylic on paper
Collection Alice Hyatt, NY


18 February, 2016

"Iberian Dream:, Henri van Bentum, oil on canvas, 1.05m x 0.85m. Painted while living on the island of Ibiza.

"Iberian Dream", Henri van Bentum
Painted while living on the island of Ibiza
Oil on canvas, 1.05m x 0.85m
Private Collection, Hornby Island, BC 



17 February, 2016

"Angelus", Henri van Bentum, oil on board, 1962, 0.70m x 0.58. Painted while living on the island of Ibiza.



"Angelus", Henri van Bentum, 1962
Oil on board
Painted while living on the island of Ibiza
Private Collection, Hornby Island, BC



16 February, 2016

"Lapin Agile", Henri van Bentum, pastel, 1956. Painted while living in Paris.




"Lapin Agile", Henri van Bentum, 1956
Pastel
Painted while living in Paris

 

15 February, 2016

"Global WarNing", Henri van Bentum, 1964, acrlyic and ink on paper



"Global WarNing", Henri van Bentum, 1964
Acrylic and Chinese Ink on paper
Artist's Personal Collection


12 January, 2016

"Evolution", Henri van Bentum, acrylic on canvas, 1966




"Evolution", Henri van Bentum

Acrylic on Canvas, 1966

Artist's Collection




11 January, 2016

TIME Magazine feature on Henri van Bentum, 1966

Here is the article featured in TIME Magazine, May 20, 1966 on the occasion of the solo exhibition by Henri van Bentum in Paris, France at Galerie Cazanave. The-then Ambassador of Canada to France, the Hon. Jules L├ęger, officially opened the show.