i’m jealous of jan de vliegher







Oooh! Now this is my kind o’ porcelain collection! ┬áThese gorgeous plates are the work of Belgian artist Jan De Vliegher {who happens to live in one of my most favorite cities in Europe – Bruges, Belgium}. The moment I saw his work I was totally in love with the simple subject-matter, the loose brush strokes – that strangely provide so much detail, AND the scale. Oh, the scale:

LOVE!!!

{via Beautiful Decay}






comments (13)

  1. unterwegsinsachenkunst /// 07.02.2013 /// 8:52am

    what a size – phantasic:) thanks for share daniela

  2. Artsy Forager /// 07.02.2013 /// 8:57am

    LOVE his work! Have it slated in my queue for a feature soon. I love a painting you can step into. ;-)

  3. Ana /// 07.02.2013 /// 9:32am

    The. Scale.

    Brugges is pure magic, isn’t it?

  4. Karine Fortier /// 07.02.2013 /// 9:48am

    Wonderful find!

  5. LRC /// 07.02.2013 /// 10:08am

    That scale is incredible. I am impressed by most things you post; but i think these are my ultimate favorite!

  6. the jealous curator /// 07.02.2013 /// 5:44pm

    oh i’m so glad! they are pretty incredible… definitely “favorite” worthy ;)

  7. Tom Jeffery /// 07.03.2013 /// 12:19am

    Wow. At first I thought ‘hmmm, plates’, then when I saw the scale it became ‘Wow, PLATES.’ Amazing things. I love amazing things. Which is why I come here almost every day now. Thanks for the amazing things.

  8. Mary Catherine /// 07.03.2013 /// 2:45am

    These are absolutely amazing. Thank you for finding + sharing–I’m totally in love. xoxo

  9. Sharon Chew /// 07.03.2013 /// 3:22pm

    These plates made my day, the scale is brilliant, the brushwork loose and not overworked.

    Your eye is sublime. When I’m feeling discouraged I often feel cheered and inspired by the artists you showcase, thank you so much!

  10. the jealous curator /// 07.03.2013 /// 9:44pm

    oh thank you so much sharon – that made my day! : )

  11. Ofelia - /// 07.04.2013 /// 9:11am

    I understand your love! The colors, the brushes strokes and as you put it the darn scale…amazing!

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