Leon De Montignie: The Life and Death of an Unknown Painter
1st Mar - 1st Jun
He never owned a car or had a driver's license, preferring to walk or hitch-hike or use public transport so he could study his surroundings. He observed footpaths, power-lines, houses and the parks where he slept with other homeless people, in fine detail, later recalling it at will for a painting.
Image: Leon De Montignie Imaginary Street (I never had a car). Acrylic on canvas, Courtesy the artist