Comp

Frans Boenders ...
Peeres oeuvre calls for resistance against the inner confusion and discontent that affect our times. It is a plea for greater self-awareness, a greater sense of responsibility and a sharper discernment. Piet Peere is a humanistic rebel ...

Hugo Brutin ...
He paints and draws with the smooth assurance and the formal freedom of one who perfectly controls his métier, and sufficiently knows about anatomy in order to apply it according to his messages in a smotth, elegant or bold way, viewed from different corners. I mean that a body that radiates a personality and not or is not attractive and glamorous than ideal form. I have the impression that if Piet was German or American, he would no doubt be famous ...

Johan Debruyne ...
Protagonists are so deformed that they show distinct mongolide and psychopathic traits. The viewer wanders into a crazy world where being human beings seem committed only to themselves ...
... Perhaps the Groeningemuseum should confront this Brugean giant painter with its collection of Flemish Expressionists ...
... The human body is his absolute specialty ...
... he ignores all trends ...

Anita Lardon ...
Le peintre introduit une harmonie un rien mélancolique dans les attitiudes de ses personnages mais il leur donne une énorme force par un coup de brosse ...
... Piet peere appartient reéllement a la peinture flamande d'aujourd'hui a la fois et délicate car on y trouve toujours un peu de l'autobiographie de l'artiste, des miroirs qui le réflétent et suggérent son environnement ...

Rik Sauwen ...
The main theme in the paintings of Piet Peere is the human figure. Being a keen observer, he focusses on posture, body language, suggested movements. What he pursues is not the exact portrait of the individual, in which he could easily succeed, but the fair representation of the complete humqn being, as an animated presence. More and more the direct recognition gives way to an accentuation related to expresionism, even tending to abstraction.
Abstraction in a figurative form, an interesting paradox ...

Ernest Van Buynder ...
When I analyze the imagery of the artist himself and his often unconventional methods to express it, then it gives away these underlying thmemes: the damaged life, the fragility of the human condition ...