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I, Ensor by Haesaerts, Paul

A face hidden behind a mask, a slightly ominous still life, the colorful Ostend rooftops, they all represent the masterpieces of Belgian artist James Ensor. During his painting career this reformer of Belgian modern art developed a personal style, evolving from realism to expressionism and surrealism. This film by director Paul Haesaerts is a striking portrait of the artist, using Ensors own texts to strengthen the images of his paintings.
Director
Haesaerts, Paul
Copyright Holder
Eyeworks Belgium NV
Duration
24 min.
Year of release
1972
Language
English

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