Kunsthal Rotterdam dedicates exhibition of Paul Delvaux
The Kunsthal in Rotterdam from 1 november, a major retrospective exhibition of Paul Delvaux (1897-1994), one of the most important painters of the Belgian art history.
With ninety works, including paintings, drawings and watercolours, the Kunsthal, which is exactly a quarter of a century is a tribute to this artist.
Delvaux is known for its distinctive and mysterious imagery in which elements from different art movements as expressionism, symbolism and surrealism effortlessly been united.
Many works are from the private collection of Pierre and Nicole Ghêne-Rahm, which is housed at the Museum of Ixelles in Brussels.
The selection of artworks from this collection is complemented by paintings from other museums and private collections. Since his earliest youth Paul Delvaux fascinated by trains, trams and stations, a recurring theme in his work.