Imaginary realism by Albert Carel Willink (12 images)


Albert Carel Willink (1900 – 1983) was a Dutch painter who called his style of Magic realism “imaginary realism”. Willink’s earliest paintings were in an expressionist manner, although he also painted abstract works at the time that he exhibited with the November group in 1923. By 1924 he had adopted a figurative style influenced by Picasso’s neoclassical paintings of the early 1920s, and especially by Léger.