Meinbert Gozewijn van Soest: Indivisible duality

paintings and drawings
convent

man/joy                       woman/vice                               child/fertility
skin/hope                    intestines/temptation              brain/discipline
ego/individual            identity/individuality               consciousness/duality
intellect/ religion        intuition/politics                      integrity/utopia
law/prison                   ethics/monastery                     morality/fortress
fool/spectator             shaman/imitator                      artist/dictator

Meinbert Gozewijn van Soest, 1993, Plasy


Meinbert Gozewijn van Soest (born 1964) is a Dutch visual artist, living in Amsterdam. He graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy with a focus on monumental design. His work contains found objects, drawings, texts, and photographs, often dealing with questions about immortality. He portrays human nature, but also existing persons. His drawings have a sinister and yet appealling atmosphere. He has exhibited in many solo and collective exhibitions.

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