Jan Van Imschoot

Jan Van Imschoot (°1963, België)
Van Imschoot has an eye for the hidden and neglected - he lets us see the figures from the margins of the
society and tells us the stories which fall away from the tradition. Yet, his masterly style often makes the public
think of the classical painters, and multiple references inscribed in every work link it to art history and literature. The direct visual power gets supported with the contextual depth.

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Jan Van Imschoot, Mimesis la Nymphe, Narcisse et Echo, 2016, Oil on canvas, 195 x 130 Courtesy Templon Gallery