Horny? Jan Fabre’s Intriguing Self Portraits

So I was at the Royal Museum of Art in Brussels last weekend, with a mission: find the eyesore of a painting I have to write a paper on. I had Experiment No.7 with me, so it was quite a fun outing that included eating ice-cream in the snow, and that made the fact the painting I had to look for (Venus Riding A Satyr by Dirck de Quade van Ravesteyn) was ugly as fuck just a little less bad. I can’t say though that my trip to the museum was completely lost effort… there was a temporary exposition there of Jan Fabre’s bizarre collection of self-portraits titled “Chapters”, which I found absolutely awesome. Fabre is also the guy who decorated the Royal Palace’s Ballroom ceiling with beetle wings, for those who remember (featured here). As for the portraits… see for yourself!

Jan Fabre

That’s him, each time with another expression and a different set of horns, cast in bronze. I’m a big fan of all things horny (ooh, word pun) so you can see why I liked this…

About quantumphysica

My name is QuantumPhysica The Insane, but you can call me QP. I am insane, admitted to a mental hospital in Belgium, and waiting for a decent diagnosis at the moment. Once I was a physics student with goals in life and what more; now I'm simply the patient of Room 93. Ever wondered what life is like in the psychiatric ward? I'll tell you everything you ever wanted to know... I am... particularly twitchy of personality. But I also am genuinely interested in everything. There is nothing that doesn't interest me, really. Everything, from quantum computers to fashion and cars to traveling... I also give advice. On anything. No taboos whatsoever. And I make lists of things...
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2 Responses to Horny? Jan Fabre’s Intriguing Self Portraits

  1. Lily Wight says:

    I love these! Very pagan x

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