Apart from dimensional works (installations and works in public space), the work of Ton Slits (1955, NL) consists of paintings and collages that are also strongly dimensional.
The language of form that he uses matches with a range of icons and plays an important role in this hyper-visual age. We recognize a contemporary visual language coming from computer games and computer icons, which challenges the viewer to look closely and carefully.
What is the deeper meaning behind the visible appearance of the work? Some guidance is provided, but at the same time the viewer is put on the wrong track. On purpose, it seems. Because the symbols simply do not mean the same to everyone.