The series „Pseudologia Fantastica”, which refers to the theory of lies. Robert seeks to identify and describe this eternal human defect in his practices. Judged as philosophers, ethics, logicians, semantics, semiotics, psychologists, sociologists and finally linguists, Robert Vanecke notes in his graphics his observations and reflections on the nature of lies. The artist presents in an abstract way the universality of lies and its various forms.
Robert Vanecke colored calligraphy are full of symbolism, emotional tension capable of displaying very subtle emotions. “Pseudologia Fantastica” is a perverse record of very individual feelings contained in human life.
Artist’s approach to calligraphy is based on the thesis that inspiration is the result of reflections and studying of a problem. When he finds a subject that bothers or fascinates him, he draws and makes notes. The next step is translating all the experiences into sketches. However, the subject itself is only an excuse to paint another colored drawing.
Robert Vanecke attempts in and by his symbolic abstraction artworks, to define and capture this eternal human vice. Like philosophers, ethicists, logicians, semanticists, semiotics, psychologists, sociologists and, finally, linguists, Robert Vanecke encodes his insights and reflections on the nature of lies. The artist presents in an symbolic abstraction way the universality of the lie and its various forms.
Symbolic abstraction calligraphy painting easily lifts the weight of this important and heavy subject. The means used by Roy van Ecke allow for interpretation of the complex matter of lies, creating interesting compositions with a minimalist formula.