amare-habeo:

Louis Van Lint (1909 - 1986) was a Belgian artistWoman at window (Femme à la fenêtre), 1938

amare-habeo:

Louis Van Lint (1909 - 1986) was a Belgian artist

Woman at window (Femme à la fenêtre), 1938

cacaotree:

Louis Van Lint (December 25, 1909 - December 27, 1986) was a Belgian painter, major figure of the Belgian post-war abstraction.

Louis Van Lint studied painting at the Academy of Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (Brussels) under Henry Ottevaere and Jacques Maes until 1939. He studied sculpture and architecture as well. His early work reflects a traditional figurative painting style with a unique sense of color. In 1940 he founded the group “La Route Libre” with Gaston Bertrand and Anne Bonnet. His art was influenced to some degree by the animist movement, but he eventually broke away with the presentation of his painting, The Flayed Body (L’Ecorche, 1943), a shocking expression of his wish for more artistic freedom that consequently sounded a revolt against animism. As his style matured, he switched to abstraction in which he excelled as colorist and master of form. After World War II he co-founded The Young Belgian Painters (La Jeune Peinture Belge) with Gaston Bertrand, Anne Bonnet and some others. Van Lint experimented with geometric abstraction for a decade, and then, influenced by the French painter Bazaine, he started his lyrical abstraction period. He participated in the demonstrations and exhibitions of the CoBrA group. In 1958, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation gave him a prize and in 1960 he became a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium. In the 1960s, he introduced Hergé to abstract painting and provided him with private lessons for one year.
He has long been represented in Belgian section in outstanding exhibitions of contemporary painting and his work is held by several museums all over the world such as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Guggenheim and the Brooklyn museums in New York, the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, and the São Paulo Contemporary Art Museum in Brazil.

cacaotree:

Louis Van Lint (December 25, 1909 - December 27, 1986) was a Belgian painter, major figure of the Belgian post-war abstraction.

Louis Van Lint studied painting at the Academy of Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (Brussels) under Henry Ottevaere and Jacques Maes until 1939. He studied sculpture and architecture as well. His early work reflects a traditional figurative painting style with a unique sense of color. In 1940 he founded the group “La Route Libre” with Gaston Bertrand and Anne Bonnet. His art was influenced to some degree by the animist movement, but he eventually broke away with the presentation of his painting, The Flayed Body (L’Ecorche, 1943), a shocking expression of his wish for more artistic freedom that consequently sounded a revolt against animism. As his style matured, he switched to abstraction in which he excelled as colorist and master of form. After World War II he co-founded The Young Belgian Painters (La Jeune Peinture Belge) with Gaston Bertrand, Anne Bonnet and some others. Van Lint experimented with geometric abstraction for a decade, and then, influenced by the French painter Bazaine, he started his lyrical abstraction period. He participated in the demonstrations and exhibitions of the CoBrA group. In 1958, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation gave him a prize and in 1960 he became a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium. In the 1960s, he introduced Hergé to abstract painting and provided him with private lessons for one year.

He has long been represented in Belgian section in outstanding exhibitions of contemporary painting and his work is held by several museums all over the world such as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Guggenheim and the Brooklyn museums in New York, the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, and the São Paulo Contemporary Art Museum in Brazil.

eaudubain:

Louis Van Lint - Le chou - 

to the site dedicated to the life and work of Louis VAN LINT (Brussels 1909-Kraainem 1986), a key Belgian painter whose plastic creation stretches for fifty years through the heart of the twentieth century.

eaudubain:

Louis Van Lint - Le chou

to the site dedicated to the life and work of Louis VAN LINT (Brussels 1909-Kraainem 1986), a key Belgian painter whose plastic creation stretches for fifty years through the heart of the twentieth century.

blastedheath:

Louis Van Lint (Belgian, 1909-1986), Fauteuil vert, 1943. Canvas, 61 x 50 cm.

Louis Van Lint (December 25, 1909 - December 27, 1986) was a Belgian painter, major figure of the Belgian post-war abstraction.

blastedheath:

Louis Van Lint (Belgian, 1909-1986), Fauteuil vert, 1943. Canvas, 61 x 50 cm.

Louis Van Lint (December 25, 1909 - December 27, 1986) was a Belgian painter, major figure of the Belgian post-war abstraction.

likeafieldmouse:

Rembrandt van Rijn - The Three Trees (1643)

memoria-veleidosa:

Henri de Braekeleer - The atlas (The geographer)

In 1869, De Braekeleer signed a contract with the Belgian art dealer, Gustave Coûteaux, a relationship that continued until 1876. In the same year, his uncle Baron Leys died. The two events combined to create the most productive period in De Braekeleer’s career, when he made the works for which he is best known and received public recognition for them. In 1872, he received a gold medal at the Salon in Brussels for The Geographer and The Lesson and, in 1873, a gold medal at the International Exhibition in Vienna for The Painter’s Studio and Grandmother’s Birthday Celebration (all in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels).

memoria-veleidosa:

Henri de Braekeleer - The atlas (The geographer)

In 1869, De Braekeleer signed a contract with the Belgian art dealer, Gustave Coûteaux, a relationship that continued until 1876. In the same year, his uncle Baron Leys died. The two events combined to create the most productive period in De Braekeleer’s career, when he made the works for which he is best known and received public recognition for them. In 1872, he received a gold medal at the Salon in Brussels for The Geographer and The Lesson and, in 1873, a gold medal at the International Exhibition in Vienna for The Painter’s Studio and Grandmother’s Birthday Celebration (all in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels).

thecanvasofrealart:

The Restorer - Henri de Braekeleer 1878
~ A restorer at work in his studio.
I love the way this painting makes me feel, and I love it’s atmosphere. The old man seems so humble and fragile and I like the fact that you can’t see his face, but at the same time I want to see his face. For some reason I also get the feeling that the old man is stuck in some sort of routine, where he gets up everyday and works hours upon hours on these paintings and that it’s all he knows how to do….it kinda makes me sad actually; it really makes me want to see his face…

thecanvasofrealart:

The Restorer - Henri de Braekeleer 1878

~ A restorer at work in his studio.

I love the way this painting makes me feel, and I love it’s atmosphere. The old man seems so humble and fragile and I like the fact that you can’t see his face, but at the same time I want to see his face. 
For some reason I also get the feeling that the old man is stuck in some sort of routine, where he gets up everyday and works hours upon hours on these paintings and that it’s all he knows how to do….it kinda makes me sad actually; it really makes me want to see his face…

entrancefree:

Henri de Braekeleer - The Picture Lover (1884)

entrancefree:

Henri de Braekeleer - The Picture Lover (1884)

zijperspace:
Henri de Braekeleer - 'Aardbeien met Champagne' - 

zijperspace:

Henri de Braekeleer - 'Aardbeien met Champagne'

beautiful-belgium:

Henri de Braekeleer (1840-1888), The Cathedral of Antwerpen (left) and At the window in Antwerp (right)