Jan Van Imschoot examines every facet of human existence. At times with a knowing wink, at others cynically or seriously, or all three together. The Ghent-based painter, who moved to France in 2013, disliked conventions and trod his own path, adopting a style that he himself described as ‘anarcho-baroque’: contemporary baroque with a touch of anarchy. He often uses found visual material as a starting point, or an event in his surroundings or in wider society that has affected him.
year and place of birth: 1963, Ghent, Belgium
whereabouts: Noncourt-sur-le-Rongeant, France