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Kunstwerken kopen van de Belgische kunstenaar Jean Bilquin

Bilquin Jean

Jean Bilquin or Jan Bilquin is a Belgian artist who was born in Ghent in 1938. He is a painter, draftsman, graphic artist and sculptor. Graphic training until 1957 and meanwhile studies at the Academy in Ghent. From 1957 to 1967 worked in the publicity sector as a draftsman-designer and art director. From 1967 active as a free artist. Was a graphic teacher at the State Higher Art Institute in Brussels (1975-1980) and from 1979 painting teacher at the Academy in Ghent. Mentions at the Young Belgian Painting Prize in 1969 and 1972, special mention at the International Competition in Diano Marino/Italy in 1974, at the Biennale of Criticism in 1981-1987. From the press: 'The entire oeuvre of J.B. is a moving and profound meditation on the human form and the spirit or the spiritual that animates that form', (H. Brutin) and 'The work of J.B. is usually situated in the background of the painterly revival of the 1980s. However, he had already been busy converting his emotions into a vital, powerful and expressive painting for some time. The artist did not opt for a flat, decorative painting technique and a tempered palette, but rather for an exuberant use of materials and a lively color palette. With a preparation of paper paste, pigment and glue, he applies the paste with brushstrokes to a rough and unprepared canvas. This gives the color a third dimension and a dynamic vibration. The result is sometimes abstract, sometimes poetic or figurative. (Piron)

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