Harold Ancart Belgian, b. 1980
Harold Ancart was born in Brussels in 1980. He initially studied political science at university, before completing his MFA in 2007 at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre.
Ancart’s best-known works are arguably his large abstract paintings, although his oeuvre also spans, sculpture and installations which include drawings and found objects. His primary motifs are environmental, both natural and man-made. He often focuses on how humans relate to and move within their surroundings.
His work appears in the collections of the Centre Pompidou, the Guggenheim Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.
Ancart currently lives and works in Brooklyn.