Blog articles

  • The Cells of Louise Bourgeois

    Laura Stamps

    The spiral is an attempt at controlling the chaos. It has two directions. Where do you place yourself […]? Beginning at the outside is the fear of losing control; the winding in is a tightening, a retreating, a compacting to the point of disappearance. read more

  • Giorgio Morandi, Stilleven met groene doos, 1954.

    La prima volta: Giorgio Morandi at the Gemeentemuseum, 1954

    Vera Bertheux

    In 1954 is er in het Gemeentemuseum een overzichtstentoonstelling van het werk van de Italiaanse schilder Giorgio Morandi te zien. read more

  • Berlinde De Bruyckere, Into One-Another II To P.P.P, 2010.

    Berlinde De Bruyckere - Pick up the pieces

    Laura Stamps

    Waar wij liever wegkijken, daar richt de Vlaamse kunstenares Berlinde De Bruyckere (Gent, 1964) die dit jaar België vertegenwoordigt op de Biënnale van Venetië, juist haar blik op. read more

  • Francis Bacon, Paralytic Child Walking on All Fours (from Muybridge) [Verlamd kind, lopend op handen en voeten (naar Muybridge)], 1961

    Francis Bacon - The beast in man

    Laura Stamps

    Is it human or is it an animal? Paralytic Child Walking On All Fours (After Muybridge), a 1961 painting by Francis Bacon (1909-1992), shows a naked figure making its way through a bare landscape on all fours. As the title suggests, it is a portrait of a disabled child. A child that will never be able to stand on two feet, yet still finds a way to move around as quickly as possible by instinct.... read more