Haunting Symbolism:Leon Spilliaert

Just discovered this Belgian artist who combined the worlds of symbolism and expressionism in an oeuvre filled with melancholy, haunting landscapes and solitary figures.

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These two are quite beautiful and might just persuade me to put Brussels on my list for this year where most of his works are held.

This man is worth getting to know in more depth and these sites are a good starting point.

Leon Spilliaert at Fine Arts, Brussels

The Art of Leon Spilliaert

Les Silences de Spilliaert

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  1. […] A year ago I visited Brussels for a concert and, for the first time, didn’t visit an art gallery!  Shortly afterwards I discovered a beautiful painting by a Belgian artist, Leon Spilliaert and vowed to go back to the Musee de Beaux Arts to see his work: Haunting Symbolism:Leon Spilliaert […]

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