Lichttorenplein - Gert Verhoeven

8300 Knokke-Heist

About the artwork

The old 1872 lighthouse was demolished in 1954. However, it has now risen from the ashes to be admired in all its glory on the completely redesigned Lichttorenplein. The square itself is paved in pink, with the water emanating from the fountain also pink.

About the artist

43-year-old artist Gert Verhoeven, who lives and works in Brussels, often creates objects that end up forming part of a social system, while simul;taneously deriving their value from it. Verhoeven was strongly influenced by Magritte.