Abstract Modernism in Belgium?

This is the story of the pioneers of Abstract Art in the first half of the Twentieth Century up to the end of the 1970’s. In the spirit of a quest for the new, Modernism in art sees the light. This Modernism results in one of the most important developments in art since the Renaissance: Abstract Art. Abstract Modernism in Belgium experiences a complex development with many twists and plot developments. Continue reading this fascinating story. 

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Felix De Boeck, Collection Mu.ZEE, Ostend.


Discover the main protagonists of Abstract Modernism in Belgium. Read about their life and works.

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Kring Moderne Kunst

Artist Groups

Discover a selection of artist groups that influenced Abstract Modernism in Belgium.

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Het Overzicht


Different art magazines shaped the course of Abstract Modernism in Belgium. 

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Congres Moderne Kunst


Many events like exhibitions and lectures took place during the heyday of Abstract Modernism. Browse through a selection.

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