Dirk Vanduffel

Dirk Vanduffel, Belgium (co-founder, co-editor)
Dirk defines the overall policy of ArtDependence Magazine, in addition to conducting interviews. He specializes in valuation and auctioning.

Articles (94)

"My paintings are constructed forms that shift between light and dark..." - an interview with Liam Everett
Article date: Sunday, March 19, 2017

"My paintings are constructed forms that shift between light and dark..." - an interview with Liam Everett

During a January visit to Paris I had the unexpected pleasure of visiting the Kamel Mennour Gallery to view an exhibition of the works of Liam Everett. The gallery's warm hospitality combined with Liam's fantastic work made the entire experience unforgettable.

10 Questions: Gordon Cheung
Article date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

10 Questions: Gordon Cheung

Gordon Cheung is of Hong Kong origin and born in London 1975 where he lives and works. Cheung’s multi-media art capture the hallucinations between the virtual and actual realities of a globalised world oscillating between Utopia and Dystopia. Spray paint, oil, acrylic, pastels, stock listings and ink collide in his works to form epic techno-sublime vistas.

“Varied, Understated, Serious and Humorous" - 10 Questions to Jeff Grant
Article date: Thursday, August 11, 2016

“Varied, Understated, Serious and Humorous" - 10 Questions to Jeff Grant

The work of Jeff Grant (b. 1975) is forthright in its perplexity. Every piece he creates centers on concealment, the ambiguous presence, forcing the viewer to engage in a search. In a way, some of his works appear distressing. They are not abstract, although shapes and objects seem blurred and disturbed. His chosen palette, black and white or colors dimmed and subtle, only emphasizes the mental haze. Portrait outlines are fuzzy and the objects from Grant's "Creation" series appear as fantastical artefacts with tortured surfaces, holding turbulent air underneath.

Symbolism in Art: The Apple
Article date: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Symbolism in Art: The Apple

The image of the apple can signify love, wisdom, and death. Within the religious context of Christianity, it means temptation and original sin. In Norse mythology, as in the Greek, apples grant immortality. The apple is also associated (like other fruits and flowers) with a woman’s anatomy.

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Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

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