Walter Swennen
Untitled, 2022
Oil on paper
24 x 19 cm
Walter Swennen

Brussels-based artist Walter Swennen (b. 1946, Belgique, Bruxelles) is active as poet and painter, and the dynamic between word and image is often featured prominently in his work. Swennen paints or draws with playful irony and a special talent for visual associations. Swennen calls himself a constrained artist, but he claims to actually use these constraints to paint. Central to Swennen's work is for the viewer to leave behind reason and give leeway to imagination.

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