CAPITIBUS / 2018   The Capitibus (‘head’ in Latin) series starts with a polyester head, later replaced by a bronze head cast from the mould of a stuffed cow. The prototype of Holy Cow (2017). The polyester heads and the greenish bronze head are both numbered -both series- from 1 to 8 (indicated on the brass ear tags). The artist chose a more sober design for the unique black bronze head, cast in one piece. The animal…    Read more

CAPITIBUS / 2018

The Capitibus (‘head’ in Latin) series starts with a polyester head, later replaced by a bronze head cast from the mould of a stuffed cow. The prototype of Holy Cow (2017). The polyester heads and the greenish bronze head are both numbered -both series- from 1 to 8 (indicated on the brass ear tags). The artist chose a more sober design for the unique black bronze head, cast in one piece. The animal…
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SELECTED MURALS / 2016 - 2019     See more

SELECTED MURALS / 2016 - 2019

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STILETTO / 2018   Stiletto brings a new element to Herck’s cow symbolism as known from the exhibitions Holy Cow Project and Missing: gilded and bronze cow skulls. A tribute to the highly respected creature, treated by many cultures as a source of life, cow skulls were hung on walls and brought to sacred ceremonies. The Aztecs excelled in skull and bone design. Although it’s carved in our minds when we see a skull it…    Read more

STILETTO / 2018

Stiletto brings a new element to Herck’s cow symbolism as known from the exhibitions Holy Cow Project and Missing: gilded and bronze cow skulls. A tribute to the highly respected creature, treated by many cultures as a source of life, cow skulls were hung on walls and brought to sacred ceremonies. The Aztecs excelled in skull and bone design. Although it’s carved in our minds when we see a skull it…
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FRAMED CITIES / 2014 - 2019      See more

FRAMED CITIES / 2014 - 2019

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DECAY WORKS / 2016 - 2019   Decay works is a manifestation of what is hidden in the artist and which is being expressed through his work. In these works, the psyche and the unconsciousness of the artist (as well of the spectator) take up an important position. The way in which this series comes about happens according to a process at which Herck a priori has no insight into what the result will be….    Read more

DECAY WORKS / 2016 - 2019

Decay works is a manifestation of what is hidden in the artist and which is being expressed through his work. In these works, the psyche and the unconsciousness of the artist (as well of the spectator) take up an important position. The way in which this series comes about happens according to a process at which Herck a priori has no insight into what the result will be….
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