Het Lam

Jannie Regnerus


Book, 20 x 12.6 cm, 140 p, language: Dutch, publisher: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, Amsterdam/Antwerpen, ISBN : 9789025436407.
Materials: Ink, paper

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2026/272).

Literary synopsis

How does a mother observe the world where in her child fights cancer? Surrounded by fear and darkness it is art that gives comfort and strength.

Relation of the novel to the artist’s practice

The artwork The Lamb Gods by the brothers Van Eyck in Ghent, its symbolism, the process of painting and the use of colours by the Flemish Primitives play an important role in this novella.

Authorship: Artist Author.

Creative Strategy: Artwork-Novel Parallel Lives.

Genre: Plain Fiction.

Publishing: Publishing House.

Theme: Art, Post-Humanism, Religion, Rituals.

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