the pursuit Leon Spillaert Belgian symbolist painter of night and nocturnal painting

“The Pursuit,” Leon Spilliaert

"The Pursuit," Leon Spilliaert (1910), is a unique piece among this Belgian painter's body of work.

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Leon Spilliaert Nuit (Night)

Leon Spilliaert: “Night”

Leon Spilliaert, a largely self-taught artist from Ostend, Belgium, was a life-long Symbolist and an artist fully engaged with his environment. Images of the Ocean, the landscape, and the isolation of his corner of the world are frequent subjects of his work. His art often expresses skepticism towards Industrialization and the idealization of Reason that … Continue reading Leon Spilliaert: “Night”