Poles angry about religious gay photos

Photographer Yves De Brabander and artist DAve SChweitzer have made a commotion in Krakow, Poland, with the exhibition of their joint project “Ecce Homo”, during the Festival Culture for Tolerance. Christian saints and ancient Greek characters shown in a contemporary setting. Especially De Brabander’s and SChweitzer’s autoportraits, respectively as Lucifer and the Virgin Mary holding […]

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Polish people angry about religious gay photographs

The exhibition shows over-the-top glossy life size photographs of ancient Greek and Christian characters in a contemporary setting. The one that upset the Poles the most, is artist DAve SChweitzer posing as the Virgin Mary with a dying Christ on his lap. The Belgian ambassador in Poland supports the exhibition, which is held during the […]

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Antwerp artist charms Minister Landuyt

During the opening of an exhibition by DAve SChweitzer, the Flemish Minister of Work and Tourism spoke highly of the promising artist. He purchased his first artwork by SChweitzer two years ago. “His paintings have something particular,” says Landuyt. “You could compare some of his works to those of Jackson Pollock, but that doens’t honor […]

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“Aids is not a disease from the past century.”

DAve SChweitzer show portraits with seropositive blood. On December 1st, World Aids Day, artist DAve SChweitzer is showing abstract portraits of seropositive donors, painted with their own blood. He wants to talk in a different way about aids and HIV, to attract the interest of the public concerning the subject. “With my exhibition, I want […]

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