Tom Frantzen

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L'Envol in Brussels by Tom Frantzen

Tom Frantzen (born 1954), in the Brussels municipality Watermaal-Bosvoorde, is a sculptor, known for his numerous street images.

Biography[edit]

Frantzen was born in Brussels and studied at the National School of Architecture and Visual Arts, La Cambre.[1] In 1977 he built his own foundry. He made study tours in France, Germany, Italy, USA. Until 1990 he cast his images himself; since then he has contracted this work out.

Main works[edit]

  • Vaartkapoen, 1985
  • Het Zinneke, Brussels, 1998
  • Madame chapeau, Brussels[2]
  • De renaissance van de droom van Icarus, Steenokkerzeel, 2007[2]
  • De acrobaten, Berchem, 2012[3][4]
  • Bruegelbeeld, Brussels, 2015[5]
  • L'Envol, a statue depicting Jacques Brel, Brussels, 2017[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tom Frantzen, sculpteur sur bronze". Brusselslife.
  2. ^ a b "Kunstwerk Tom Frantzen/1 - Hangar Flying". www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be.
  3. ^ Carolijn. "Onthulling sculptuur van kunstenaar Tom Frantzen aan Diksmuidelaan".
  4. ^ "De Standaard". De Standaard.
  5. ^ "Bruegelbeeld na jaren getouwtrek ingehuldigd". www.bruzz.be.
  6. ^ redactie, Door:. "Jacques Brel krijgt standbeeld in Brussel". De Morgen (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-04-24.

External links[edit]

Media related to Tom Frantzen at Wikimedia Commons