Helmut Smits

Who are you and what do you do?

I’m Helmut Smits, I try to come up with good ideas

Who/what inspires you?

Nature, everything

What themes do you pursue?

Non in particular

Why art?

It suits best with my personality

Name some artists you would like to be compared to.

Martin Creed

http://helmutsmits.nl

Rosaceae Family (The Rose Family) 2011 trees and shrubs L 900-1000 cm W 900-1100 cm H 700-1200 cm A group of trees and shrubs arranged as a family picture. Every tree and shrub is a different species but all part of the same family (the Rosaceae family). In about 10 years the family will be fully grown and reach their final form. The trees and shrubs used are: 1. Prunus schmittii 2. Crataegus grignonensis 3. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ 4. Photinia fraseri ‘Red Robin’ 5. Amelanchier lamarckii 6. Cydonia oblonga ‘Leskovacz’ 7. Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’  8. Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’   Photo by Lotte Stekelenburg

Rosaceae Family (The Rose Family)
2011
trees and shrubs
L 900-1000 cm W 900-1100 cm H 700-1200 cm
A group of trees and shrubs arranged as a family picture. Every tree and shrub is a different species but all part of the same family (the Rosaceae family).
In about 10 years the family will be fully grown and reach their final form.
The trees and shrubs used are:
1. Prunus schmittii
2. Crataegus grignonensis
3. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’
4. Photinia fraseri ‘Red Robin’
5. Amelanchier lamarckii
6. Cydonia oblonga ‘Leskovacz’
7. Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’
 8. Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’
  Photo by Lotte Stekelenburg