Hakkaart has a lifelong impressive artistic production. Most of the times he has been successful, with sufficient exhibitions, and admirers who are willing to buy. His art is mostly in a 20th century realistic style, at times abstract or cubist. Often images of city life. During a certain period inspired by Oceanic art.
For Hakkaart, a painting should find a sort of balance, tranquility. Many times the painting show an estranged situation wherein people find themselves. Lively compositions, colorful. One can recognize various corners of Leiden streets, the graffiti on the city walls, youngsters on their motor bikes, as we can see them every day. Hakkaart has a fascination for windows, with attention for contrasts in form or color. Take a look yourself: http://www.ferhakkaart.nl