Interview With Jeroen Witvliet
Kevin Broome has written up on IF! an interview he had with the artist Jeroen Witvliet. Kevin says: When I first stumbled upon Jeroen Witvliet's work at the Cristall Gallery...
Kevin Broome has written up on IF! an interview he had with the artist Jeroen Witvliet. Kevin says:
"When I first stumbled upon Jeroen Witvliet’s work at the Cristall Gallery in Vancouver – his larger landscape canvasses and the starkly impactful airport series – they immediately felt important; seemingly capturing the shared sentiments of this young but already harrowing century. Jeroen, who moved from the Netherlands to Canada in 1990, has stated that his painting is "both materiality and ghost like lingering". You can sense this when you are standing in front of them. The lack of colour is haunting. An unnerving mix of silence and electricity permeates the landscape. To walk through these canvasses would be to experience both desolation and a frantic joy. To stare at them is to understand intention and the relationship between subject and method."