• Narcisse Tordoir

    Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens/Cultuurcentrum Mechelen

    Narcisse Tordoir is one of Belgium’s best-kept secrets. Besides having taken a rather unusual artistic route, Tordoir has nurtured several generations of upcoming talent as a teacher and a curator, for instance through the milestone exhibition “Trouble Spot: Painting” at Museum van Hedenaagse kunst Antwerpen and New International Culture Centre in Antwerp, which he cocurated with Luc Tuymans in 1999. With a clever presentation, and mixing renowned names such as Marlene Dumas, John Currin, and Kerry James Marshall with younger artists, the show proved that the medium of painting was and would

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