BONGER, Hein

1952 - ?

Heindrik Bonger, known as Hein, was born at Arnhem, Netherlands in 1952, son of Hendrik B. Bonger and his wife Catharina Margarettha ten Sijhoff. A self-taught sculptor who married at Southwark, London in 1978, writer Julia K. E. Blackburn (born 1948), daughter of artist Rosalie de Meric [q.v.], and they had a son and a daughter, but they divorced. Hein Bonger is best known for his sculpture and assemblages he creates in his Saxmundham workshop but his abstract works in oil are equally remarkable and has had exhibitions at the British Academy Summer Exhibition 1993, Chappel Galleries, Essex from 1994 and Ernst & Young, Cambridge 1995. In 2000 he was living at Needham, Harleston, Norfolk but about 2005 moved to 22 High Street, Saxmundham, Suffolk.




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