Reinhoud

1928 · Belgium

Artist biography

Reinhoud is an established artist, who was born in Belgium. Reinhoud was born in 1928. Born in the same country and of the same generation are Marcel Broodthaers, Pierre Alechinsky and Jean-Michel Folon.

Exhibitions

Reinhoud's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Winter Variation at GALERIE BIRCH in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition was open from 21 February 2019 until 30 March 2019. Reinhoud's only other exhibition is Easter exhibition 2020, which took place at Galerie Moderne Silkeborg in Denmark (14 March 2020 - 02 May 2020).

Historical Context of Belgium

During the 1930s, Belgian art was to play a key role in Surrealism, especially through the work of Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Other important Belgian artists of the 20th century include Marcel Broodthaers, Wim Delvoye, Francis Alys and Luc Tuymans. In the late 19th century, as the era of the avant-garde in Europe began, the Belgian capital of Brussels was an important centre for the Art Nouveau movement, which included the architect Victor Horta amongst its founders. The Symbolist movement was also a key artistic trend that was greatly influenced by Belgian artists. Key practitioners of this important early precursor to Surrealism include Léon Spilliaert, Jean Delville, Fernand Khnopff and James Ensor.

Further Biographical Context for Reinhoud

Born in 1928, Reinhoud was primarily influenced by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Reinhoud

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