James Ensor

1860 (Ostende) / 1949 (Ostende)

"We like simplifications: James Ensor is the painter of masks. This is true, of course, but he is also a prince of painting, then an unclassifiable artist whose very original conceptions include drawing - some of his major works such as "The Aureoles of Christ" or "The sensitivities of light" are drawings - and engraving, both of which are part of the same pictorial approach based on a poetics of light."
Manuel Jover, Art Absolument n°32, November/December 2009

Artist's issues

Issue 32

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