“To make egg tempera paint, egg is mixed with water and pigment, which somewhat neutralizes the decomposition process of eggs, but it is also spread so thinly and dries so quickly that it never really has the chance to rot. Therefore it doesn’t smell.”
"A warm wind is blowing over Los Angeles, it’s not a Santa Ana. Rather, it blows straight from bowels of burlesque Belgian wizard James Ensor." —Curator of Paintings, Scott Allan
The only talk you’ll ever need to hear on James Ensor.
The Scandalous Art of James Ensor closes September 7 at the Getty Center.