Art in Belgium

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Wesley Meuris โ€“ Memento, 2012, 500 x 1000 x 1000 cm, installation view, Central Burial of Borgloon, Belgium feat

Wesley Meuris’ Memento – A place to leave your worries behind

Memento is a circular pavilion that was created by Belgian artist Wesley Meuris. This beautiful white pavilion is located on the outskirts of the little Flemish town of Borgloon. Being situated directly on the slope, Memento overlooks the central graveyard found in the medieval city that has been nicknamed Central Burial by the locals. Memento […]

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Do Rineke Dijkstra’s Beach Portraits stand the test of time?

Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra utilizes photography in a way that many other contemporary artists do not. Not only do her photographs take on certain characteristics of paintings, but the subjects included appear to be a lot more present and unmediated in accurate and uncontaminated detail. Rineke Dijkstra was born in 1959 in the Netherlands, where

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Wim Delvoye’s models of cathedral-like trucks – Attractive & repulsive

Wim Delvoye is a neo-conceptual artist that is well known for his innovative and sometimes out-of-the-box projects. He connects the attractive and the repulsive effortlessly, creating works that are inherent contradictions. When you see his pieces for the first time, you almost feel repulsed, then seduced, and finally held in awe of his craftsmanship and

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