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Migrant Artist – Kevin Delandtsheer

What makes Kevin Delandtsheer run?

What makes Kevin Delandtsheer run?

Kevin Delandtsheer, when 6 years of age, lived around the corner from the Dutch Sint Baf Gothic Cathedral, named after Saint Bavo, consecrated 942, in Ghent, Belgium.

Kevin said, “In that church is the ‘Mystic Lamb’ by Jan vanEyck.”  This work is considered one of the most important works of the early Northern Renaissance, and one of the greatest masterpieces in all of Belgium.

But Kevin’s early love of art didn’t come from that masterpiece, nor an art class at school, at Sint Amandus. Continue reading