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September 2, 2021

Vanessa Beecroft was born in 1969 in Genoa, Italy. She grew up in North-Italy and lived in London for a short period as a baby. Her Italian mother and British father separated when she was 3 years old. She saw her father and younger brother back when she was 15 years old. She grew up…

September 2, 2021

Jen Aitken was born in 1985 in Edmonton (Canada) and grew up in Toronto, where she still lives and works. She received her BFA in 2010 from Emily Carr University in Vancouver and her MFA in 2014 from the University of Guelph in Ontario. Aitken creates ground sculptures from concrete that evoke Brutalism from architecture,…

September 2, 2021

Valerio Adami was born in 1935 in Bologna. From a young age he was taught the study of painting by Felice Carena. In 1955, after his studies at the Brera Academy in Milan, he moved to Paris where he met Roberto Matta among others. Throughout his live he travelled around the world, staying at one…

October 12, 2020

From a passion for archaeology, physics and the evolution theory, Frans Gentils creates his art. In his drawings and his paintings he combines fossil shapes, human body parts and animal elements. He often uses old industrial sites, harbour areas, landfills, as well as natural history museums as a working place, this is clearly noticeable in…

October 12, 2020

The great pop icon Andy Warhol (1928-1987) made name and fame in the art world through his innovation using machine techniques. In times of ever-evolving industrialization, he came up with the idea to produce art with his now well-known ‘screen-printing technique’, after experimenting in the 1950s with his own found ink technique: the ‘Blotted Line’….