Tag Archives: Belgium

1908: Hofstraat

Léon Spilliaert: Hofstraat, Ostend (1908)

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2010: Cracks

Koen van den Broek: Untitled (c. 2010)

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1894: The Angels of the Night

William Degouve de Nuncques: The Angels of Night (1894)

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1891: Beach

Georges Lemmen: The Beach at Heist (1891)

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1551: The Harrowing of Hell

Pieter van der Heyden: The Descent of Christ into Limbo (1551) In the Christian tradition, between his death on the cross and the resurrection Christ descended into Hell to rescue the souls of the righteous who lived before him and … Continue reading

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1909: The Forest

One of Frederick Cayley Robinson’s set designs for The Blue Bird, Maurice Maeterlinck’s “Fairy Play” about Tyltyl and Mytyl, the children of a poor woodcutter, who are sent out by the Fairy Bérylune to search for the Blue Bird of … Continue reading

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1940: Resistance

Hand-cranked mimeograph machine used by the Belgian resistance to produce underground newspapers and pamphlets during the Nazi occupation. (source)

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