In October 2021, Galeria Jaqueline Martins announced the representation of Philippe Van Snick Estate.
Philippe Van Snick (1946-2019) is one of the foremost contemporary Belgian artists. His work combines the heritage of modern abstract art and the conceptual enunciates of the seventies, delving into a field of speculations on the perception of the world and life.
Even though he has been repeatedly considered from the perspective of painting fundamentals, recent reviews of his oeuvre have shed light on his recurrent experimentations, straddling fields as distinct as conceptual photography, film, installation, artist’s books, or site-specific projects.
Like a spiral, the work of Philippe Van Snick unfolds continually from the infinitesimal to that which transcends us. Encompassing not only mathematical strictness but also an experimentalism that embraces the element of chance in life, his artistic propositions are poetical and unconventional, at once dense and light-hearted, empathic and desiring of the world, silent and dynamic....