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Ensor beantwoordt de Proust Questionnaire

Ensor answers the Proust Questionnaire

Our Ensor expert Herwig Todts interprets Ensor’s anwers to the illustrious Proust Questionnaire.

Schilderij De oestereetster van James Ensor (na reiniging)

Six things you should know about Ensor’s Oyster Eater

The Oyster Eater is an absolute milestone in James Ensor’s art. Read all about it here!

Portret van Emma Lambotte

Emma Lambotte, Ensor’s soul mate

When Emma Lambotte discovered James Ensor’s work, she recognized a soul mate. The two of them became lifelong friends.

James Ensor

James Ensor in bird’s-eye view - Episode 3

In this final instalment, we take a closer look at the man as an artist. And we give some of his fans the chance to sing his praises.

Ensor in vogelvlucht aflevering 2

James Ensor in bird’s-eye view - Episode 2

Find out more about the creative process of the artist along with the researchers of the Ensor Research Project.

De grootste Ensorcollectie ter wereld

James Ensor in bird’s-eye view - Episode 1

James Ensor was undisputedly the greatest Belgian modernist. In this episode we are going back to his roots in Ostend.

Schilderij Keizer Karel als kind van Jan Van Beers

From scandal to success

Painter Jan Van Beers was accused of painting over photos. Is that correct? Let's find out!

Boekcover Meneer Kadinsky was een Schilder

An art gallery on your bookshelf

Children’s books have become a genre without limits and children’s art books are claiming their place. How did this come about?

Schilderij De intrige van James Ensor

James Ensor: The man behind the masks

The most important collection of James Ensor in the world can be found at the KMSKA. But who was the man behind the masks?

Schilderij Venus Frigida van Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens

He’s one of the world’s most famous painters. And inextricably linked to Antwerp. But what makes Rubens so special?