ART Habens Art Review - Page 135

An interview by and , curator curator Jean-Marie Guyaux likend it to a shade of grey, the prevalent color of the Belgian skies…neither here nor there. Studying math and science at St Louis where I wasn’t a particularly diligent student, in my mind confirmed my disdain for the dominant conformism of the culture. The arts weren’t much in the genes of my family and they weren’t included much in the Belgian educational system either. In my teens I remember being impressed by Rene Magritte and his I grew up in Brussels, a city of one million people, culturally and linguistically divided Flemish and French speaking. It was a challenge as well a source of enrichment. I 4 04 Special Issue