Drumrolls please… In September, Huis Haas will welcome two young but oh-so-very promising illustrators: Anton Van Hertbruggen (BE) and Liam Barrett (UK). They both share a passion of handcrafted work, nature and their environment. Prepare yourself for some vibrant colors, gorgeous wildlife and funky characters. Come and join us at the opening party on Friday September 19th from 18h until 21h or check out the exhibition until December 14th, 2014 during Kornél’s opening hours.
Anton Van Hertbruggen is a freelance illustrator/artist who lives and works around Antwerp. By filtering his fascination for suburban life, nature, Flaming Lips concerts, zoology and the American West and mixing it up with scenes from his everyday life, he puts together his own spacious, personal and slightly utopian environments. Most of his works are made up by cycling around at night. Anton has published two books and a third one is floating around in his head. His work has been published by various international magazines and newspapers.
Liam Barrett is a man-boy from the Wales valleys who sometimes gets paid to draw things. He’s recently had his first proper children’s book called “Lil’ Merl and the Dastardly Dragon” published by Flying Eye books. In September he will be bringing a varied selection of work to Kornél, showing his more personal pursuits and serving up a small slice of South Wales.
This project is proudly sponsored by Ibis Budget Hotels Antwerp.