Things are going well for Antwerp artist Jan Vanriet (b. 1948). The painter’s recent exhibition in Moscow was highly praised, and his work is now on show in Brussels (Roberto Polo Gallery, until 19th April 2015), with further exhibitions planned in Warsaw and Birmingham. The British Museum also recently purchased some of his watercolours. Art critic Charlotte Mullins describes the strength of his work as lying in its autobiographical nature while also treating universal themes.
Three years ago, The Low Countries Yearbook published an article on Jan Vanriet.