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Jan Van Der Veken can do anything

Jan posted this Man About Town spot illustration on his FaceBook page.  Is there anything this guy can’t do ?

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Van der Veken for The New Yorker

Flemish illustrator Jan Van Der Veken will be doing the cover to the January 11, 2010 issue of The New Yorker.  Last week he announced on his Facebook page that his design had been approved, but this morning Flemish comics … Continue reading

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Jan’s Robot is a good host

Jan Van der Veken posted this cute robot on his Facebook page.  He brings booze and music.  Nice ! (illustration © Jan van der Veken)

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Jan and books

Illustrations for Belgian daily De Standaard’s Book Fair Special 2008 (published on november 7th) were provided by Belgian artist Jan vander Veken, who went for a melancholy atmosphere, with references to the fifties and existentialism.  And crime novels.  Beautiful stuff … Continue reading

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Another JvdV mural

I was in Turnhout this weekend because Strip Turnhout was presenting Randall.C with his Prize for the best Debut Graphic Novel (a.k.a. the Tin Biebel – link in Dutch) for Slaapkoppen (of which we are currently preparing the English edition).  Sadly, … Continue reading

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New stuff from Vacature

Leave it to Vacature, Belgium’s biggest free job ads paper, to come up with some exquisite illustrative work.  This artwork (by Jan vander Veken, above, and Lode Devroe, below) ran in the magazine in the month of August, alongside articles … Continue reading

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Vander Veken mural in Antwerp

We visited Antwerp over the weekend.  It had been a while, and it was nice to see a new mural gracing the walls of the Boerentoren.  This is getting to be a tradition in Belgium, and Antwerp can’t afford to … Continue reading

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