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    An impression of Merel's work

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    You put a smile on my face

    You put a smile on my face

    You got a strange effect on me

    You got a strange effect on me

    Where is the freedom, it’s a right

    Where is the freedom, it’s a right

    When we meet, come as you are

    When we meet, come as you are

    What if eyes could speak

    What if eyes could speak

    We’re all in the same storm, but in a different boat

    We’re all in the same storm, but in a different boat

    Way to escape, with my head in the clouds

    Way to escape, with my head in the clouds

    Walking on a beautiful planet

    Walking on a beautiful planet

    Volcano Pico Do Fogo by night

    Volcano Pico Do Fogo by night

    The black hole was fading to red

    The black hole was fading to red

    The big adventure

    The big adventure

    Spread my wings and fly

    Spread my wings and fly

    Some nights the silence is golden

    Some nights the silence is golden

    Some nights I send an S.O.S. to other planets. S.O.S. S.O.S. S.O.S.

    Some nights I send an S.O.S. to other planets. S.O.S. S.O.S. S.O.S.

    Some nights I get a message from other planets

    Some nights I get a message from other planets

    People make the world go round

    People make the world go round

    My worries about the world are as big as the moon

    My worries about the world are as big as the moon

    Meet you at the crossroads

    Meet you at the crossroads

    Colour rules my heart, coulor rules my world!

    Merel is a Belgian artist who lives and works in the centre of Antwerp since 1980 and devotes herself entirely to the practice and distribution of her art. In recent years, Merel’s work has been displayed at a number of exhibitions both at home and abroad, mainly at onewomen shows.

    After finishing her studies at the St Lucas Institute in Antwerp where she studied Fine Arts and followed a specialised course in graphic Art. Merel draws inspiration from nature. Large areas of colour with subjects depicted in a simple fashion made her works bold and striking. The many study trips she made to countries such as India, Africa, the United States and South America inspired her to use a more exuberant colour pallet. She creates canvases with powerful colours and strong layers of intense paints, and which have been clearly influenced by a number off different cultures. Her current works evoke dream-like images and worlds that bring to mind universal and human themes such as love, freedom and happiness.

    Tentoonstelling Art Gallery Ludwig Lefevere

    Tentoonstelling Art Gallery Ludwig Lefevere

    14/09/2018

    Na maanden werken aan nieuw werk voor de tentoonstelling in Wortegem zag mijn atelier er uit zoals op deze foto. De resultaten van al dat werk kan je gaan bekijken op de tentoonstelling ‘Return to Nature’ in Art gallery Ludwig Lefevere, van 15 september tot 14 oktober 2018, elke zaterdag en zondag van 14u tot … Read More

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    Merel at work

    Merel at work

    07/11/2017

    This is a video of Merel painting the works of her new exhibition ‘Faces of the World’.

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