Client: Capital Magazine
Rogeer Raveel. Portrait for Capital Magazine Optima
Roger Raveel was a famous Belgian painter, whose work is often associated with pop art because of its depiction of everyday objects. Raveel's style evolved throughout his career, from abstract to figurative.
Raveel was born in Belgium, and trained in the academies of Ghent and Deinze. After 1952 he began to use large white spaces. A central theme in his work was the opposition of fiction and reality.
Raveel died on 30 January 2013 in Deinze, at the age of 91.