A man of intrigue…
Who is James Ensor?
Next week the RA’s most intriguing exhibition, Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans will open. So who was James Ensor?
An innovator and an outsider, Ensor rebelled against the conservative art teachings of the late 19th century academy in Brussels, drawn instead to the avant-garde salons where his radical creative vision could thrive and where he became one of Belgium’s most celebrated artist.
Find out more about the man behind the intriguing images.
Friends Previews: 26, 27 and 28 October. Booking is required
Private View: Saturday 26 November, 7–10pm
In Focus – Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans
Take in the exhibition without the crowds, join in exhibition tours with art historians in the gallery, enjoy live music from a string quartet and taste famed Belgium style beers. Book now or view our programme of Flemish inspired events.