Belgium’s largest coastal town has its own unique connection to the Irish author.
This new systematic catalogue of the paintings of James Ensor by Xavier Tricot (containing a detailed chronology, the catalogue of works, and a reference section) is most welcome. It confirms that, 150 years after his birth, the works and t...
Seventy years ago, James Ensor died in a hospital in Ostend. Writer Koen Peeters brings an ode to this ‘realist, pleinairist, painter of light and masks’.
Henry Van de Velde became famous as an architect. But little known is that he started as a painter. From a new catalogue raisonné emerges the picture of an artist who struggled with social status and innovation in his craft.