Jan Willem Pieter Zandvliet
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Audio: Pieter's "Krimpos-Noise Remixes"

3. no pasaran !

10. paint your name on a wall

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My Name is Pieter Zandvliet and I come and live in the Netherlands. With every work I try to put my imagination on canvas. I mix everything I see in my head, and it comes out of my hands with many lines and mostly on the comic way. I call my work comic brut/comic raw. I make also wall drawings and illustrations. So I hope you enjoy my work.

For my digital drawings I first make a drawing on paper, than I scan the drawing in the computer and colour him in on photoshop. I work as an illustrator and am working on my own T'shirt line. And I'm gonna print some of the digital drawings on canvas later this year. The most important thing I like with my work is to let them travel over the World and make people happy.

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Pieter Zandvliet was first an animator and took up painting murals and graffiti in Holland in the 1980's. His funky works take many formats and he is very open to exploring exchanges with artists all over the world as he is with new materials to work with. He ran the Gallery Slaphanger in Rotterdam, Holland, an active art community where art exhibitions, poetry readings and performances took place in the 1990's up until 2002. His work has been widely exhibited on the Internet and in gallery exhibitions throughout the underground and mainstream European art scene. He shuns categories, often changing paths to avoid being labeled on 'type' of artist. He is also the founding member of Dada Boise Group Krimpos as well as a performance artist. In spite of his birthplace being that of Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt, he doesn't claim to admire his Dutch forefather in art-receiving more inspiration from the underground comic book scene. His inspiration also comes from art and culture of Spain, Mexice, Africa, Indonesia and the United States. This is due to the influx of ethnic cultures juxtaposition along side traditional Dutch values, such as personal freedom to do what one wants. Zandvliet probably knows more about American Pop Icons than most Americans and will in 2004 live his long time dream is to exhibit his work in America. He also loves Elvis Presley very much.


Angela


Beach Dyke


Birdy bird


Brain window


Captain Delirium


China Man


Circus Down under


Crapman


Create


Designer


Devil Man


Diablo


Disco Joey


El Negro 2


Elda


Ernesto


Fair spray


Farmer Bob


Gertruida Bosnaad


Ghost guy


Girl on a ball


Hasan Man


How we do it!


Humpy


I hate myself and Iam#30D47


Idiot


Jacob


Laila


Loco for Mason made s#30D35


Lucia Luna


Manolo


Manu Chao


Me Man I


Miss Joan Fabian


Mona Lisa


Mono Love


Muscle man


Nagumba


nana


Nellie Nekhaar


Nipple nose


Nose 1


Otto Egghead


Pablo Picasso with bril


Paco Pensar


peaceup


Pipo


Port worker


Prince Dickhead said..


Punky


Puta Brigitta


Queen


serial_killer


self_portrait


Senor Boring


Raga Bob


Shizo Para 2003


Soldier


strange bird 2


Texas Techno


Tring


Vacation love


White widow


yoga man

Here's another text from Pieter himself
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Young Elvis
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Pieter Zandvliet
Hoofdstraat 307
3114GE Schiedam
NETHERLANDS

email: itam@kabelfoon.nl
wwweb: www.eye-cramps.com