Bart Vinckier

is an abstract painter working and living in Bruges, Belgium. His work and breathes freedom in every brush stroke and improvisation in each gesture.

javel martini painting © Bart Vinckier

Javel martini

oil on raw stretched canvas
50 x 60 cm, 2021

 

waking up from an afternoon nap in venice, knowing life is good

A plan for what then

oil on raw canvas
80 x 60 cm, 2021

 

watch the evening skies and squint your eyes

Eyes on the prize

oil and acrylic on raw stretched canvas
40 x 50 cm, 2021

 

fields, stains and scratches of paint like fluttering thoughts

Consider the simultaneous

oil on stretched canvas
90 x 130 cm, 2020

what if painting meant stepping into the unknown, equipped with nothing but pigments and an open mind?
Consider the simultaneous
niet dit niet dat dan wat - abstract painting by Bart Vinckier

niet dit niet dat dan wat

oil on stretched canvas
40 x 50 cm, 2019

staring into the abyss and being amazed by the depth

I don’t wanna dance

oil on stretched canvas
40 x 50 cm, 2019

david hockney wrote that since the cavemen, we have had an urge to make a scratch into surfaces, to leave a mark. I can relate to that.

 

i dont wanna dance, abstract painting by Bart Vinckier

get in the mood. have a taste of the studio vibe.

Hhere’s a playlist with some of my favourite studio music.

la flatterie ne nous menera nulle part oil painting by Bart Vinckier

la flatterie ne nous menera nulle part

oil on stretched canvas
60 x 80 cm, 2019

the best moments are when painting becomes like fighting with love and colours

the past eats the future

oil on stretched canvas
70 x 90 cm, 2019

 

the past eats the future © bart vinckier

don’t just enjoy stuff on a screen.

why don’t you come and visit the studio some day? there’s more colour in paintings than pixels can handle.

what could go wrong © bart vinckier

what could go wrong except everything

oil on stretched canvas
120 x 100 cm, 2018

private collection

accidents can and will happen. and they will happen in pretty colours.

when you’re told to live your life but you’re not sure how that will work out

oil on stretched canvas
60 x 80 cm, 2019

when you’re told to live your life (front) - painting by Bart Vinckier

today’s fragmented harvest

oil on canvas,
60 x 80 cm
2018

some would believe that dark colour to be black.
until light hits the surface and those enchanting colours appear.

ego is the enemy

oil on stretched canvas
60 x 80 cm, 2018

 

look at those blues and greens and pinks.
look at them carefully.

Ego is the enemy - a painting by Bart Vinckier

so you like what you’ve seen so far?

why don’t you take a look at the rest of my work?

get invited to the parties

You’ll always be welcome in my studio for a coffee and a talk. Come and smell how paint is drying. But if you prefer to be notified when an exhibition happens and you want your part of the drinks and bites at the opening, here’s your chance to invite yourself.