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The soul of a painting

The soul of a painting

A reflection 'When painting, I try to search without finding. Because what has already been said is far less interesting than what is yet to be told.' Painting, to me,... Read More

Artist Statement

My paintings portray the emotions of a generation that seems to have trouble finding a tangible form of hope. A generation that is losing grip on its future despite its... Read More
Artist Statement
'Finding the Switch'

'Finding the Switch'

Dialogue Interieur 'What's up?' -'I cannot stand the darkness any longer.' 'Why don't you switch on the light?' -'I tried. I cannot find the switch.' 'I have been looking for... Read More

Poem | 'Heal the Witch Wound'

Poem Sometimes it’s better to fight your saintsand get roaringly drunk with your demons. Devils can teach you the humblenessholy men like to hide their arrogance in. Light is found... Read More
Poem | 'Heal the Witch Wound'
Poem | She & Me

Poem | She & Me

She,  She carries around a funny soul with sorrows made of feathers and happiness floating like paper balloons on summer breezes.  Me,  I like to fill happiness with unbearable weight... Read More

The Great Depression 2015 - 2019

'To Hell and Back'Although the journey had covered more than a million miles already, the way left undiscovered was the one leading within. Heavily overworked and underpaid. That's how I... Read More
The Great Depression 2015 - 2019
'Art is a War Worth Fighting'

'Art is a War Worth Fighting'

Many times people ask me. 'Alex, isn't it great that, after coming home from your hard and disturbing work in some war-stricken country, you can just relax and paint?'  ... Read More

Poem | Hard Verdriet

Er zat iets hards in haar verdriet. Een scherpe rand die mij er vanaf de andere kant van de tafel van weerhield mij over haar te ontfermen uit angst me... Read More
'Minerva'
ARTWORK: Corporate wars Wall of Influence | Robert Longo 1982

'Geld'

Geïnspireerd door: De Profeet | Kahlil Gibran En een bankier vroeg hem ‘Spreek tot ons over geld.’ De profeet doorkliefde een hooggespannen verwachting met ijzige stilte. ‘Geld is waar men... Read More

'T is for Tolerance'

I do not paint what is popular; longing for popularity is a gentle illness of youth. It helps us grow, but we need to cure ourselves of it to flourish. ... Read More
'T is for Tolerance'