Serge Strosberg

Serge Strosberg

Strosberg was born in Antwerp, Belgium and was trained at some of France’s nest art schools: Academie Julian and The Beaux-Arts in Paris. He learned the di cult and beautiful technique of oil and egg tempera from Joerg Hermle, a german expressionist painter. In 2002, he was the recipient of the Jan Cockx Prize given by The Director of Muhka ( Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp). Recently, some of Strosberg’s paintings were acquired by The Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, the Felix Nussbaum Museum (Germany), The Musee of Pontoise (Paris), The Southern district court of Florida and Mercersburg Academy which has 2 William Merritt Chase paintings in its collection.

Working very much like a collage artist, using paper clips and cutouts, Strosberg attempts to decontextualize socioeconomic events that recently occurred after the crash, painting absurd situations and some of the dark and well known facets of Manhattan as well as political turmoil outside of the USA. Using portraiture in a satirical way, he brings expressionism and realism together in paintings that are very fresh and pop…