wilchar got his museum

… and a very oldfashioned & impractical artist’s (fan) page …


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 …


About Snaporaz

Started my blog on Posterous (snaporaz), moved it to WordPress (zaropans because the original name was taken).
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Comment? Correct? Praise? React!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s