It has been discovered that Victor Horta and Van Gogh knew each other

A largely overlooked postscript suggests surprise friendship between the Van Gogh brothers and the young Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta. A tantalising and largely overlooked postscript in a letter suggests that Vincent van Gogh knew the young Victor Horta, who would eventually become the celebrated Art Nouveau and Art Deco architect. At the end…

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Victor Horta and Brussels – CIVA – exhibit until the end of 2018

This exhibition, organised by the Directorate of Monuments and Sites in the Brussels Capital Region and open until December 31 of 2018 in the CIVA, provides an overall introduction to the work of architect Victor Horta with a presentation of his major works built in Brussels. John Julius Norwich described him as “undoubtedly the key European…