Philippe Vandenberg Painting, Julien Vandevelde (2001)
About the film:
Philippe Vandenberg Painting is unreleased footage from the documentary Een schilder is als Œdipus onderweg (A Painter Is as Œdipus on the Road) by filmmaker Julien Vandevelde. From 1999 onwards, on the occasion of Vandenberg’s retrospective exhibition at M HKA – Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, until 2004, Vandevelde captured the artist working and reflecting in his studio. Providing an intimate image of the artist, the film documents the incentives and methods of his art. In the footage, shot in Vandenberg’s studio in the Stokerijstraat in Ghent, the artist is seen working on one of his large paintings with a fourfold self-portrait.