wilchar got his museum

… and a very oldfashioned & impractical artist’s (fan) page …
http://www.wilchar.be/

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When I first discovered his art last Summer, standing in the cutest of catholic courts, stumbling upon an improvised expostion of what I thought was contemporary work by a refugee African mural artist, in the corridor of a semi-derelict school in the shadow of Alsemberg’s famous church, I thought of an era long gone in Belgium – the one in which I was carryin’ round we’re-goint-to-plant-a-tree “stencils” while in the big city films like “De proefkonijnen” or “Gejaagd door de winst” were being shot … Later on, after making some e-mail enquiries, I discovered the art on discreet display was by the once famous Wilchar … Somehow, I’m lucky my first impression transported me to Africa first … Now, having read these, I see him more as part of Belgium’s Ensor – Masereel tradition extraordinaire …
http://www.brusselnieuws.be/artikels/cultuur/het-leven-van-wilchar-in-vijftien-etappes/
http://www.linxplus.be/benjec/artikel.asp?pid=4822&artikel=3115
http://www.resistances.be/wilchar.html
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilchar
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilchar

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alsemberg

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