Fountain with kneeling youths

Five identical figures around the top of a water basin. It’s “Fountain with kneeling youths, designed by George Minne in 1898.The artwork is part of the collection of MSK museum in Ghent, the same city in which the artist himself was born. Despite the white color and the plainness of the artwork, the figure group…

Discovering Belgian art with a Spanish group

Cold weather and traffic cannot stop me! I met the bravest tourists ever, never afraid of discovering Belgium! Walking around with freezing temperatures and queuing on highways are a big part of my job as a tour guide in winter time. But I have to be honest with you, what do I remember about the…

Pablo Picasso, The kitchen (1948)

This painting is included in the collection of the current exhibition held at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, “Picasso & Abstraction”. If you want to discover the links between Picasso’s work and the history of abstract art, you have time till February 12th, 2023. I’m happy to be a guide for this…

A gigantic whale in Ostend

An incredible artwork by Dzia & Sons This gigantic whale is located at Parking P1 Station-Zee, just a few minutes’ walk from the Ostend train station building.

Nikki Maloof at Sablon district

During the last art galleries tour that I gave in the Sablon district in Brussels, I planned a stop at the gallery Sorry We Are Closed for my English-speaking clients. We admired the current exhibition “Gutted” by the American artist Nikki Maloof. We really loved her work. I particularly find the saturated Palette used by…

René Magritte, Untitled

René Magritte, Untitled (The night), ca.1963. Today I gave a tour at the Magritte Museum and the teenagers in the group really appreciated this painting. I have to admit that it gives me a feeling of peace.