What did the past smell like? And how does scent influence our culture? Biologist and philosopher Geerdt Magiels takes us to the stinking seventeenth century and to the nearly scent-free Low Countries of today.
The bad boy of Dutch cinema came to the Cannes Film Festival to please with a lesbian nun drama.
Jan van Eyck
His illustrations reveal the quality of timeless design, particularly the graphic spectacle of his cartoon biographies of Rembrandt and Warhol.
Dutch artist Magda Augusteijn created an innovative web documentary about the history of the former mining town Moengo in Suriname.
On the Shoulders of the Old Masters
What is it that makes people get out of bed day in, day out for over a century? This is the question documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann asks seven quirky centenarians in her new film '100UP'.
The influence of this legendary Dutch composer on contemporary classical music is enormous.
Visitors to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam can now enjoy The Night Watch in its original form, for the first time in 300 years.
Flanders has only recently recognised the value of its historic theatre scenery. Experts are figuring out now how it can be preserved and best be used again.
Forgotten Female Painters
Split up, passed on, sold and resold, many of the stained-glass windows of the Park Abbey near Leuven ended up in the USA. Now 21 of the 41 windows have been restored to the abbey's cloister.
The most important Dutch and Flemish works of art from before 1750 have been brought together in a beautiful book.
Discover the ‘TraumA’-inspired creations by thirteen artists and architects. Until 24 October 2021.
The work of the Antwerp-based duo raises questions about public space and society.
Work of Dutch artists Piet Mondrian and Mark Manders is currently on show in Japan.
The painting is the second Ter Brugghen for the Met’s collection, next to The Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John.
A book with 120 woodcut prints has been added to the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam.
The Ghent-born conductor will be awarded the prize for his ability to reach a wide audience without compromising on his art.
In 2020, the international activities of Dutch artists and cultural organizations dropped by 72% due to the corona pandemic.
With her latest publication, the Dutch photographer Awoiska van der Molen continues her own modest search for places of human origin.
An exhibition in Mechelen shows portraits of young Habsburg princes and princesses that tell us a lot about the political powers struggles of sixteenth-century Europe.
Art photographer Athos Burez tackled 'The Baths of Ostend', the famous painting by James Ensor, and gave it his own interpretation.