The Influence – Tique | art paper (EN)

Between caricature and vulnerability

In her visual work, she is stepping ever closer to self-representation; his entire oeuvre reads like a single, expanded autobiography. At 29, she is an upcoming talent; he, with 45 more years under his belt, is a living legend. Both like to show human beings just as they are, with all their existential ups and downs, wrestling with dualities, always putting things into perspective, with an edge of poking fun. Artist Nel Aerts admires the persistence and the drive of fellow Antwerper Fred Bervoets, who never lets a day go by without making something. In his 70s, he is still adding new pages to his already immense body of work. ‘That man is inspired.’

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