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Bendt Eyckermans

Born in 1994

Lives and works in Antwerpen, Belgium

Overview

Coming from five generations of sculptors based and working in Antwerp, Bendt Eyckermans creates figurative paintings that are at once personal and historically critical. Like Hitchock film scenes, his works are characterised by contradictions and tensions, where tenderness meets aggression, hyperrealist imagery meets cartoonish fragments. With all his characters being his real-life friends, Eyckermans treats the process of painting as his way of processing his life and occurrences he finds hims...Read more