For twenty years, choreographer Mette Ingvartsen has been creating socially and politically engaged performances. The key question she raises in her socially and politically engaged performances is whether we can create a world that revolves around joy and pleasure rather than repression of desires.
‘The Tomb of Mary Burgundy’ is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
The exhibition 'Ode to Antwerp' at Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht explicitly presents old masters from the Low Countries and not from Holland or Flanders.
This summer, some museums have enriched their collections by acquiring beautiful early modern Dutch and Flemish art.
Masterpieces From the CODART Canon
‘The Iconography’ by Anthony van Dyck is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
In the exhibition 'Wonderful Memories', Kunstmuseum Den Haag highlights the joyful fanaticism of the Flemish Expressionists.
From medieval sin to modern climate catastrophe: in art, hybrids of humans, animals and objects confront the reader with the inconceivable.
The Antwerp Jesuits understood the art of persuasion. In the seventeenth century, they called on none other than Rubens to create a unique series of paintings. The three-part exhibition Baroque Influencers relays their story through a number of lost masterpieces.
Forgotten Female Painters
Investigative journalist Geert Sels spent eight years researching Nazi-looted art in Belgium. In 'Art for Das Reich', he brings many histories of robbery, collaboration and restitution to light for the first time.
‘The Spinario’ by Jan Gossart is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
Inspired by an underground mine fire in Pennsylvania, Belgian illustrator Miel Vandepitte created an apocalyptic steampunk western.
From architecture to digital art and brass band to circus, the Flemish Community rewarded its creative talent with Ultimas.
With almost twice as many activities as in the two previous years during the corona pandemic, the international cultural participation of Dutch artists and organisations recovered in 2022.
The ‘Saint George Altarpiece’ by Jan Borman is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
Over a career lasting almost fifty years, the Flemish architect Marie-José Van Hee has developed a personal style at the heart of which is the search for harmony, simplicity and a protective effect.
‘A Pair of Wedding Gloves’ is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
The installations and sculptures of this Surinamese-Dutch artist are as philosophical as they are practical.
In an abbey where nuns still live, Museum Krona combines centuries-old crucifixes and monstrances with contemporary paintings and photographs.
A new exhibition and publication zoom in on the wartime memories of the internationally award-winning Belgian filmmaker and animator Raoul Servais (1928-2023).
Our selection of recent university press publications in English on the Low Countries.