Αναχρόν / Anachrón

oil on canvas (linen)
60 × 80 cm
February 2009

The painting depicts the Markt (‘marketplace’) in the town of Deurne, in a quasi-realistic manner, while the Mediterranean character is illusory.

Everything revolves around Liesbeth in our early years (1970), the girl of my dreams; unreachable, back then, or ever . . . ?

Instead of being a mere collection of individuals, a group of people should be a coherent set, so I looked for examples! Past and present occur simultaneously, making us reconcile what is chronologically irreconcilable.