Jan Cox (1919-1980)
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Jan Cox’s dramatic live started with ‘The Young Belgian Painters’ in 1945. From the start he questioned the actuality of western cultures roods, the classic myths and Christianity, in a multicultural world. He realized his first important series ‘the Orpheus’ in 1959 in Boston. In 1975 he exhibited his monumental painting cycle ‘The Iliad’ at the Royal Museum Of Fine Art in Brussels. Finaly the ‘Calvary’ was exhibited in Antwerp after his suicide in 1980.