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The panels on Alain Biltereyst’s (1969) screen prints are always small. Usually, they measure no more than 23 x 17.4 cm. The design language is graphic. Painted layer upon layer, often in blue and ochre tones on a somewhat greyish background. Biltereyst stacks geometric and angular shapes on top of each other, as if they were fragments of letters or logos, or positions them next to each other, creating a certain rhythm. Every painting is different. You sense that the abstract forms originate from something that exists in reality. After all, they do not resemble mental constructions, rather they are abstractions of existing visual language. Sometimes you see trucks driving by with large logos. Biltereyst's works resemble this, but without the original meaning, which after all has been lost. But the urban life of transport and commerce is the basis for these panels, which therefore also have their roots in Pop Art. However small they are, these industrial-looking, hand-painted panels exude an art-historical yet contemporary atmosphere.