Constant Permeke, Landschap (1935) / foto: Guy Braeckman - ADART / SABAM BELGIUM 2018
The Biennial of Painting
01/07/2018 - 30/09/2018
In 2018, the Biennial of Painting is at its sixth edition. The three regional museums of the Lys region are once more working together to exhibit paintings from the last 150 years. This time the will focus on the landscape, a genre with a longstanding tradition in history, and which is still today a hot topic for many contemporary artists in relation to, among other things, ecology, politics and globalization. Art, modernity and the Lys region have been interconnected for more than a century and a half - from the 19th century landscape painters, the Flemish expressionists and the New Vision to contemporary creations. In MDD, landscapes of Constant Permeke and Valerius De Saedeleer, two artists from the museum’s collection, will serve as a starting point to link the past to the present. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens the garden of the museum will also stage several contemporary sculptures, installations and performances.
In collaboration with the MuDeL and the Roger Raveelmuseum