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Les nocturnes des bonnes-vivantes

Jan Van Imschoot - Les nocturnes des bonnes-vivantes
Jan Van Imschoot places his figures, decors and narratives at History's margins, using assembled perspectives, strong tones, bodies in motion and brushwork he describes as "anarcho-baroque". Les nocturnes des bonnes vivantes ("Nightime Revels of Pleasure-Loving Women"), a flamboyant and exhilarating new series is dedicated to his personal pantheon of the great female figures of History.
Published following the eponymous exhibition at Galerie Templon, Paris, in 2023.
Born in 1963 in Ghent, Jan Van Imschoot has been living and working in France since 2013. The Flemish painter's exploration of the possibilities offered by painting have resulted in a body of work that draws its power from highly critical and dramatic themes and contains references to countless artists, from Tintoret to Luc Tuymans, Goya to Matisse. With Jan Van Imschoot, painting becomes a playground for reflection on the triangular relationship between his three greatest passions: art, language and truth. For him, the beauty of painting lies in the fact that it alone can break the codes of language and truth.
Contributions by Barbara de Coninck and Daniel Sibony.

Graphic design: Georges Baur.
published in September 2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
29,5 x 23 cm (hardcover)
140 pages (75 ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-917515-50-1
EAN : 9782917515501
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