(1924 - 1976)
Marcel Broodthaers was active/lived in Belgium. Marcel Broodthaers is known for installations, conceptual art, mixed-media sculpture, poetry, caligraphy.
Biography Marcel Broodthaers
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The following exhibition review is from The New York Times, Art and Design section, October 11, 2016.
‘Marcel Broodthaers,’ a Knot of Riddles in a MoMA Retrospective
By Holland Cotter
An untitled artwork by the Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers combines eggshells with the colors of the Belgian flag at a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.
“I’m no good at anything. I am 40 years old.” So wrote the Belgian poet Marcel Broodthaers, who up until 1964, had been supporting himself, barely, as a bookseller and photojournalist (lots of pictures of the Brussels World’s Fair), while making short, strange films and publishing avant-garde poetry.
One thing he didn’t lack was ambition, which led him to w
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