Bert de Beul

Bert de Beul, Untitled, 2006

Bert de Beul (b. 1961) is a Belgian painter from Ghent, who lives and works in Antwerp. Since the mid-1980s, he has created a very coherent body of work that questions the meaning of images. His paintings consist of figurative depictions of everyday life based on pre-existing photographs mostly taken by himself, or coming from books and magazines. De Beul only shows a detail of the original picture, placing the most random element at the centre of his composition – such as a pile of books, a kitchen sink or road signs.

Institutional exhibitions

Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany

2007

IKOB – Internationales Kunstzentrum Ostbelgien, Eupen, Belgium

2004

MUHKA – Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium

2002

Kunstverein, Bremerhaven, Germany

2001

PMMK – Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende, Belgium

1993

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Works

Untitled (BL 30 710)
Untitled (CI 22 045)
Untitled (CIS 13 044)
Untitled (CS 120 87)
Untitled (IBI 308 070)
Untitled (IB 270 706)
Untitled (IL 150 703)
Untitled (IAI 130 702)
Untitled (IS 210 809)