About Dutch painter Leo de Jong (fragment, critics: Marion Busch 2012, Art Historian)

"Each painting of Leo de Jong is a fresch start, unhindered by forced preconceptions restricting his creativity and hampering his imaginative play. The painting comes as surprise, as an inpredictable adventure. They are creations of the moment. But no matter how intuitive and associative this procedure may be, his work shows a great consistensy, an accurate structure and a well balanced attention for tone and rhythm. He always manages to succesfully walk the tightrope between tension and dissolution. He keeps challenging himself and finding new ways. And every new way he imprints with his personal pictoral hallmark....