Visual artist Frans van den Boogaard has lived in France since 1984, and for the last fifteen years in the Pyrenees. Besides his large works – paintings and installations – Frans has created a series of about one hundred small iron window scenes, stories of desolation, monstrosity, acts of war, with the recurring subject of transient life. The whole: dark humour with a playful irony – the obscure world in miniature. Inspired by his life in the High Pyrenees, Frans van Boogaard is currently working on a series of paintings of the mountains on antique paper

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