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Museum Paul Delvaux

Paul Delvauxlaan 42, Koksijde 8670, Belgium
+32 58 52 12 29
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Large, representative collection

With some of Delvaix' most famous works, the museum offers a good view and understanding of his... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Philippe S
,
Denderleeuw, Belgium
via mobile
More than women and trains

Decent sized car park opposite the museum. Quiet bar in the same building. Famous for the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Peter D
,
Antwerp, Belgium
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Paul Delvauxlaan 42, Koksijde 8670, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

With some of Delvaix' most famous works, the museum offers a good view and understanding of his art. Impressive how the facade of a typical Belgian sea-side house, hides a modern and impressive museum.

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Decent sized car park opposite the museum. Quiet bar in the same building. Famous for the archetypes of the same naked woman in connection with train stations. Wonder how far his work would have transcended his view on the world if he would have abondonned...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 17 June 2016

As a painter I visit several painters museums. This museum is large with only Paul DELVAUX's oil paintings, watercolor paintings and litho's. This visit will work inspirational to my new art pieces. He is a real Master of Expressionisme.This is a MUST for every ARTLOVER

Thank RedPAT46007
Reviewed 22 March 2016

You rarely see a Delvaux in the UK (I last saw one at Tate Liverpool by sheer good fortune whilst I was the Mondrian exhibition). However, after reading the excellent 'Antwerp' by Nicholas Royle, a trip to Koksijde/Sint Idesbald has been high on my list....More

Thank CGCOne
Reviewed 8 September 2015

One of our great Belgian painters is Mr Paul Delvaux, that I have known personnaly. His work is fenomenous, and so is the Museum. It is a very nice occasion to understand his "oeuvre" based on Greek Architecture and naked ladies and trains. It is...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I had wanted to visit this museum for a number of years and I especially went out of my way to take the family. We were not disappointed. The museum gave a thorough account of his life - and so it should as he inaugurated...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Paul Delvaux was one of the leading surrealist artists of his ear and a leading exponent of this art movement. Second only in fame to the better know surrealist Rene Magritte, also of Belgium. The Foundation Delvaux was set-up as a foundation in an old...More

1  Thank MAZAGDN
Reviewed 15 September 2014

An extensive exhibition showing Paul Delvaux's life's oeuvre with a nice cafe next door. He was born in 1897 and died in 1994

1  Thank liddellrachel
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This is one of the three marvellous museums you can find in Koksijde. (The other two are:: Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen and Visserij museum). Maybe the most difficult to recommend because some like the Delvaux paintings others don’t.... but isn’t that inherent to all artistic works?...More

2  Thank MarKno
Reviewed 14 June 2013

This museum has the largest collection of Delvaux's work in the world. It is easy to see how he used the same model in many of his paintings over a period of many years. It seems that he painted the blonde model a few times...More

Thank Wildwooder
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