The role of culture and art is essential, and the cultural sector is an important factor in socio-economic development. FASHION HOUSE Group, the company joining the European character with strong activity in Russia since over 5 years, takes steps to support the significant cultural event of international outreach. In this case exhibition of the acclaimed Belgian painter in one of most recognisable cultural centres in Moscow.
Jan Vanriet was born in 1948 in Antwerp, where he lives and works. He exhibited for Belgium in the São Paulo, Venice and Seoul biennials. Jan Vanriet’s work is exclusively represented by Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels.
In ‘Losing Face’, Vanriet presents series of portraits of Jews deported from Dossin Barracks (Malines, Belgium) to Auschwitz-Birkenau between 1942 and 1944. This exhibition explores the essence of Jan Vanriet’s work: the story of human shortcomings, the compelling testimony of a great and passionate painter.
The Exhibition opens on January 27, 2015 and shall run till March 1, 2015.