Anne-French Fine Arts

Paul Delvaux

(Belgian, 1897 - 1994)

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Paul Delvaux

Les Courtisanes, 1948

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Biographie

Chronologie

1897
Born on 23 September at Antheit, near Huy in Belgium
1916 - 1919
Enrolled at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels, initially studying architecture, and, later, painting
1918
Met Franz Courtens during a holiday in Duinbergen
1920 - 1921
Carried out his military service from May 31, 1920 to June 18, 1921; in the evenings he followed the classes given by Jean Delville at the Brussels Academy
1920
Spent his afternoons at the Rouge-Cloître, at the edge of the Forêt de Soignes, where he painted many landscapes; met the painter Alfred Bastien who encouraged his ambition to be a painter
1923
Exhibited for the first time at the Exposition de jeune peinture et jeune sculpture at the Brussels gallery of Georges Giroux
1936
Shared an exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels with René Magritte, a fellow member of the Belgian group Les Compagnons de l’Art
1937
Joined the Belgian Surrealists
1938 - 1939
Visited Italy
1938
Solo exhibitions at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, and the London Gallery

Expositions

2008
Cosas del Surrealismo - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
2007
Das grosse Finale - 49 Jahre - 9.12.1958 - 8.12.2007 - Galerie Brusberg Berlin, Berlin
Peggy Guggenheim E L’immaginario Surreale - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
25 years Brusberg Berlin - Galerie Brusberg Berlin, Berlin
Sommergäste - Neuerwerbungen und Arbeiten aus dem Bestand (II) - Galerie Brusberg Berlin, Berlin
Sommergäste - Neuerwerbungen und Arbeiten aus dem Bestand (I) - Galerie Brusberg Berlin, Berlin
Surreal Things - Surrealism and Design - Victoria and Albert Museum - V&A, London (England)
La colección Pierre y Maria-Gaetana Matisse en The Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga
Il Settimo Splendore - La modernità della malinconia - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Forti, Verona
Fondation Beyeler: EROS in der Kunst der Moderne - BA-CA Kunstforum Wien, Vienna