Light And Obscurity In Symbolism

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32 Jeffrey Howe, “The face in the mirror: the art of Fernand Khnopff,” in Fernand
Khnopff and the Belgian Avant Garde. Exhibition catalogue (Chicago: David and
Alfred Smart Gallery; New York: Barry Friedman Ltd.; Wilmington: Delaware Art
Museum, 1983): 8. The blessing with a thumb was traced back to paganism:
Frederick Thomas Elworthy, Horns of Honour and other studies in the by-ways of
archaeology. (London: John Murray, 1900): 153: “traditional from Pre-reformation
usage, ...

Fernand Khnopff

Author: Michel Draguet
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Figure 19 Fernand Khnopff, Portrait of Mademoiselle van der Hecht, 1883. a
Flemish tradition of lyricism and the physicality 0f the paint itself, and, on the other
hand, we have the virtually surgical precision of the drawing. In its mode of
manufacture, the painting participates in the debate dominating the Belgian avant
-garde in the early 1880s. In addition to providing the common denominator of
the irregular band of Les XX, Realist aesthetics also showed a direction for the
constitution of ...

Symbolist Art In Context

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In Fernand Khnopff and the Belgian Avant-Garde, 10–15. Exh. cat., Chicago,
David and Alfred Smart Gallery. New York: B. Friedman, 1984. ———. “
Concerning Symbolism and the Structure of Surface.” Art Journal, Summer 1985,
146–53. ———. Munch: His Life and Work. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,
1984. Henderson, Linda. “X-Rays and the Quest for Invisible Reality in the Art of
Kupka, Duchamp, and the Cubists.” Art Journal, Winter 1988, 323–40. Henson,
Louise, et al., ...

Worldwide Pre Raphaelitism

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47. Howe, 123-24 suggests that there may have been an incestuous relationship
between Khnopff and his sister. 48. Sparrow, "Fernand Khnopff," 43. 49. On I^
emmen, see Stephen H. Goddard, ed. Les XX and the Belgian Avant-Garde:
Prints, Drawings, and Books ca. 1890 (Lawrence, KS: Spencer Museum of Art,
1992), especially Jane Block, " 'Soyons Nous': Les XX and the Cultural Discourse
of the Belgian Avant-Garde," 37. 50. Robert Siebelhoff, "Three Brides, a drawing
by Jan ...

Internationalism And The Arts In Britain And Europe At The Fin De Si Cle

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... by-product of impulses that were nationalistic in origin.3 Internationalist
gestures in Britain and Belgium found expression through varying channels: the '
mass media' or art press, exhibitions and lectures, and the animating rhetoric and
propaganda of the avant-garde. In the realm of the art press, the role of the
Belgian Symbolist artist Fernand Khnopff as special correspondent to the London
-based revue The Studio is of particular interest. Khnopff's service as Brussels
correspondent ...

Symbolism Its Origins And Its Consequences

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Furthermore, while most contemporary Belgian Symbolists operated under the
banner of Les XX and La Libre Esthétique (William Degouves de Nuncques,
Fernand Khnopff, James Ensor, Xavier Mellery and Félicien Rops, among others)
and were seen, in consequence, to be part of a larger avant-garde ethos rather
than as a distinct movement, Delville operated independently in the 1890s, first
among the Pour L'Art group that he co-founded in 1892 (with Albert Ciamberlani
and ...

Translating Life

Author: Shirley Chew
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Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921), like his compatriot Rodenbach (1855-98), was
deeply impressed by Bruges, his childhood home, and his dreamy image of it in '
Une ville abandonnee' ('A Deserted Town') (1904) matches Rodenbach's. Both
celebrated silence ... were part of the Belgian avant-garde, internationalists as
translators of 'English' culture (Carlyle, the Rossettis, Edgar Allan Poe and
Edward Burne-Jones, close friend of Khnopff and, fictionally, Orst). A dandyish
cult figure, like ...