Joep van Lieshout founder of Atelier Van Lieshout
Joep van Lieshout (1963, Ravenstein)Joep van Lieshout functions and lives in Rotterdam. Considering that the early eighties he creates things in mostly intense colored polyester, the material that would become his trademark in succeeding years. In 1995 he established Atelier Van Lieshout (AVL), weakening the myth of the specific creative wizard. Atelier Van Lieshout has actually attained worldwide acknowledgment for things that stabilize on the limit in between art, style and architecture. These works of art are efficient, simple and considerable. Recurring styles in the work of AVL are autarky, energy, national politics and the much more timeless motifs of life and death. Functions of AVL can be located secretive collections and many worldwide museums.