Panamarenko is a Flemish sculptor known worldwide. He was born Henri Van Herwegen (Antwerpen, February 5th 1940).
Considered one of Belgium's leading sculptors of the second half of the 20th century, he is an “assemblagist” famous for his work with airplanes as theme. His works recreate the wonderful world of technology and physics.
In 2005, Panamarenko announced his retirement as an artist and started to promote his own coffee brand PanamaJumbo.