on the 5th of December 1959 in the centre of Antwerp, the city of
arts and painting since 1400. Surrounded by hundreds of classical
paintings and modern art, I was introduced in the Arts .
many artists I travelled abroad to witness other cultures. I visited
Buddhist monasteries, Muslim mosques, jungle villages and witnessed
the unbearable beauty of nature.
work is based on the handicraft
of painting and in my early years I studied the manuscripts of the
great masters and experimented with their skills. This led to liberty
in painting, a variety of skills and approaches. The white canvas
experienced as an endless open space, ready to receive the variety
of images. The canvas as receiver, the painter as the creator of
a free world within the open space. All images are welcome, none
of them are refused, still they are directed by the experiences