Blue bic ballerina

Pol Engels

Blue bic ballerina, created by Pol engels and Jan Fabre.

Part of the ‘Shoes Or No Shoe’ collection, a project developed over the course of the past 20 years by a Belgian couple of shoemakers, Pierre Bogaerts and Veerle Swenters. They decided to make a connection between their profession and art by means of collecting the shoes of famous artists. Many of these artists transformed their shoes into an artwork or donated a drawing or a painting involving shoes or feet. The SONS-museum includes a contribution of Arman, Baselitz, Fabre, Kabakov, Kippenberger, Oldenburg, Richter, Wesselman … among many others. The permanent exhibition is located in Kruishoutem – Belgium.

© Bogaerts – Swenters


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