About the artist
Jan Willem Eskes is a Dutch painter, born in Semarang (Indonesia) on 11 April 1956. He graduated from the art academy in Groningen in 2010. Willem Eskes creates paintings of architectural details, like a flight of steps or walls. He prefers to paint abandoned buildings and classical architecture. Eskes often paints from a low viewpoint, as seen from a child’s perspective. He also creates paintings of trees and forests in an expressionist style. Eskes always tries to convey his feelings in his work. Eskes has had various exhibitions in the Netherlands and abroad including, Groningen, Dordrecht, Coevorden, Brussels (Belgium), Milano (Italy).