biography of James ENSOR (1860-1949)

Personal data


Birth : 04/13/1860 - Ostend, Belgium
Death : 11/19/1949 - Ostend, Belgium
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Belgium

Representatives

Vorpal Gallery – San Francisco – 393 Grove Street – San Francisco CA, United States


Education

1877 – 1879 : Académie Royale des Beaux Arts – 114 Rue Du Midi – Brussels, Belgium
Friend of Fernand KHNOPFF [ 1858-1921 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1930:Became Baron by Decision of King Albert 1st, Belgium
1879:Back to Ostend, Belgium
1877:Moved out Ostend, Belgium


Other professions

Composer


Affiliated to an association

Groupe des XX – Brussels, Belgium
Libre Académie de Belgique – Belgium
1881 : La Chrysalide – Brussels, Belgium

Work


Categorie and medium


Print-Multiple : Drypoint - Engraving - Etching
Drawing-Watercolor : Pastel - Watercolour

Subject

fantastic
interior
marine
still life
landscape
portrait

Movements and styles

Symbolism
Expressionism

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1990

Rétrospective
Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris – Paris, France
1990

1958

Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten – Brussels, Belgium
1958

1954

Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1954

1946

National Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1946

1932

Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume – Paris, France
1932

1929

Inaugural Exhibition
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten – Brussels, Belgium
1929

1899

Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten – Brussels, Belgium
1899

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Hachmeister Galerie – Klosterstrasse 12 – Münster in Westfalen, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1882

Salon des Artistes Français
Paris, France
1882


Group exhibitions

2004

D’Ensor à Magritte, dans les collections du musée de Gand
Musée Fleury – Lodève, France
11/20/2004 – 02/27/2005

1960

Les Sources du XXème siècle
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
1960 – 1961

1926

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1926

Legals