James Ensor

"The Strange Masks"

 "Masks Mocking Death"

"The Vile Vivisectors"

 "Attributes of the Studio"

"Tribulations of Saint Anthony"

James Ensor (1860-1949) was a Belgian painter associated with the radical artistic group "Les XX." His mature work depicts carnivals, masks, and skeletons with allegorical or sarcastic implications. He is thought to have influenced the development of expressionism and surrealism.
Find more information and high-quality images on MoMA's website for the James Ensor exhibition.

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