May Claerhout

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May Claerhout
Photo of May Claerhout.jpg
Born (1939-02-21)21 February 1939
Pittem, Belgium
Died 7 November 2016(2016-11-07) (aged 77)
Oostmalle, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Known for Sculpture
Spouse(s) Armand Storms
Website www.mayclaerhout.be

May Claerhout (21 February 1939 – 7 November 2016)[1] was a Belgian artist who was born in Pittem. She created sculptures in bronze and terracotta, and she created several statues for public buildings in Belgium. Her studio was located in Malle. Claerhout was married to Armand Storms and together they had three children.

Creations[edit]

De Wandelaar (E: The walker) in the garden of Castle de Renesse in Oostmalle
  • Statue Europe (bronze, 20 December 1993)
  • Statue Father Damien (bronze)
  • 5 Continents (bronze)
  • History of scripture (bronze)
  • Birth of Mankind (bronze)
  • Metro in the city (red terracotta, Metrostation Opera on crossing Keizerlei and Meir, Antwerp)
  • City, Stream en Metro (white, glazed terracotta, Metrostation Frederik van Eden, Leftbank, Antwerp)
  • Union (white, glazed terracotta)
  • Ziekenzorg (red terracotta)
  • Generations (red terracotta)
  • Debat (red terracotta)
  • Aula (white, glazed terracotta)

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Beeldhouwster May Claerhout thuis overleden" (in Dutch). Gazet van Antwerpen. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  • Tourism in Malle (Dutch)
  • May Claerhout, De kunst van May Claerhout, Mercatorfonds & Arcade, (1977), ISBN 2-8005-0119-7
  • Gaby Gyselen, May Claerhout, Ons Erfdeel (1979), nr 3, pp. 406–411