Queen Mathilde visits the exhibition 'Facing Time - Rops / Fabre'

Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited the exhibition 'Facing Time - Rops / Fabre' in Namur, Belgium on March 24, 2015
The exhibition will be curated by the young Russian curator Dr. Dimitri Ozerkov.
Upcoming solo exhibitions include: Facing Time. Rops/Fabre on different locations in Namur from March 14 to August 30 2015 and Stigmata. Actions & Performances 1976-2013 which will be on view at M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp and will travel to MAC – Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon in 2016
The series of mosaics Tribute to Belgian Congo (2010 – 2013). Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo (2011 – 2013) were already shown at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille (2013) and the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev (2013).
Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited the exhibition 'Facing Time - Rops / Fabre' in Namur, Belgium
From the Cellar to the Attic. From the Feet to the Brain (Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2008; Arsenale Novissimo, Venice, 2009) and PIETAS (Nuova Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia, Venice, 2011
in the Musée d’Art Moderne of Saint-Etienne (2012) and in the Busan Museum of Art (2013). His research about the brain – ‘the most sexy part of the body’ – was presented in the solo-shows Anthropology of a planet (Palazzo Benzon, Venice, 2007)
The well-known series of The Hour Blue (1977-1992) was shown in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (2011)
Actions and Performances 1976 – 2013 (MAXXI, Rome, 2013). He was the first living artist to present his work at the Louvre, Paris (L’ange de la metamorphose, 2008)
Known from solo-exhibtions such as Homo Faber (KMSKA, Antwerp, 2006), Hortus / Corpus (Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo (2011) and Stigmata
 In the late seventies he took courses at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Municipal Institute of Decorative Arts and Crafts, both in Antwerp.
For more than thirty-five years Fabre (b. Antwerp, 1958) has occupied a pioneering position as a visual artist, theatre maker and author, renowned internationally for his innovative and multifaceted practice
Namur has invited Jan Fabre for a posthumous encounter with Félicien Rops: an unprecedented tour along museums and sites in the to open air to let you discover the daring and inspiring worlds of these two Belgian artists. The imaginary dialogue between Rops and Fabre will unveil, question and challenge time.

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