Gabriel Simoens

"I am interested in watching ‘dancing figures’ and ‘the human figure in motion’, and that is the greatest source of inspiration to create my work."

Shake that body - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Belgian artist, Gabriel Simoens was born in 1952 and lives in Kortrijk but also maintains a studio in Nafplio, Greece. Simoens received an art education (1976 - 1984) and graduated the Municipal Academy of Fine Arts, Bruges (BE). Specializing in life and monumental drawing and painting since 1973, Gabriel's main subject has been dance and the human body in motion since 1990. He works on commission and has sold works in Belgium, Greece and the USA.

"Being busy with art is like a passion. "Doing my thing" gives me great satisfaction and leaves me time and again with complete fulfillment. Self-confident, individual and independent I show everyone who wants to see what keeps fascinating me endlessly. As an artist, I want to express in most of my works what life actually means to me: a continuous sequence of moments, from the beginning till the end. Just like the sequence of movements in a dance.".

Dance portrait 9 - Acrylic on linen 50 x 40 cm
Whirl in choreography - Oil on canvas 120 x 100 cm
Just a moment 3 - Mixed media on hardboard 80 x 56 cm
Moments of dance - Oil on hardboard 67 x 50 cm

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