Flemish painter

Born September 14, 1914 in Belgium Halle, Guillaume Leunens was removed from the family home by the social services, as his brothers and sisters, for parental negligence. The children were placed in orphanages, among the Catholic brothers for the boys and with the nuns for girls.

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The poetry of metal

Painter Guillaume Leunens is a man of a febrile sensitivity. He embraces his time with undiffused enthusiasm. His work is a song and a tribute to what essentially characterizes our time: metal, whose employment is major in our modern civilization.

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A mystery for science

Contacted in 1996 by the family of Leunens, members of Artmetal, an international group of metal artists based in Washington, have been impressed by the works of Guillaume Leunens. Without the use of soldering or repoussé technique, Artmetal members wondered how Leunens applied aluminum on metal.

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