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…

In Waterloo

Last Friday I spent the day in the Walloon Brabant with an English-speaking group. In the afternoon we visited the Waterloo battlefield and followed a guided tour of the Lion’s Mound and the panorama. The Lion’s Mound was covered with a fresh blanket of snow and the bravest ones in the group climbed its 226…