Paul Van Hoeydonck - artist portrait

Paul Van Hoeydonck

Belgium 1925

Sculpture, Painting

Paul Van Hoeydonck
Paul Van Hoeydonck
October 15, 2013
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Paul Van Hoeydonck, born in Antwerp in 1925, is a Belgian artist, best known for his aluminum sculpture Fallen Astronaut, which was placed on the Moon by the Apollo 15 crew in 1971, to commemorate the astronauts and cosmonauts who have died in the advancement of space exploration. Van Hoeydonck is also a painter.

Featured image: Paul Van Hoeydonck – portrait, photo credits Patrick Creemers