There’s a never-ending list of filmmakers, writers and visual artists who have been, and indeed continue to be fascinated by boxing. In the Low Countries as well.
Eighteen young writers from Flanders and the Netherlands have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Sarah de Koning draws our attention to the white paint on 'Portrait of Alida Christina Assink' by Jan Adam Kruseman'.
Stromae expresses and depicts the diversity of Belgian society through the collision of his Belgian-ness and Brussels patriotism with a multitude of diverse perspectives.
Eighteen young writers from Flanders and the Netherlands have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Lemuël de Graav found inspiration in Wouter Johannes van Troostwijk’s painting 'The Raampoortje in Amsterdam'.
Forgotten Female Painters
Dutch artist Hilde Onis considers her installations a kind of arithmetic sums: the addition of objects, plus the space itself, plus the viewer.
Eighteen young writers have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Together with Michael Koevoet we look at the painting ‘In the Month of July’ by Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriël.
On the Shoulders of the Old Masters
What was once Belgium's finest cinema is today a vibrant cultural centre and performance venue in the heart of a multicultural neighbourhood.
'Enclosed Garden with Saints Elisabeth, Ursula and Catharina' at Museum Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen is one of the hundred masterpieces of early modern Dutch and Flemish art in the CODART Canon.
Jan van Eyck
Over the past fifty years, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven has built up an oeuvre that is not only extensive, colourful and futuristic, but also layered, feminist and strongly critical of society.
Although the Dutch have been ice skating since the 13th century, it was not until the 16th century that ice skaters would regularly appear in paintings, courtesy of the Flemish Master Pieter Bruegel the Elder and... a climatic phenomenon.
Join us in bidding goodbye to 2022 with seven of the finest art stories we published this year that are worth re-reading or listening to again.
Eighteen young writers have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. We join Maya Mertens as she looks at a part of a cannon captured at the Battle of Shimonoseki.
Meet the man who has proved for six albums now that West Flemish is a great dialect to sing pop songs in.
Eighteen young writers have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Gus Møystad drew a graphic story inspired by Jozef Israëls’ painting 'The Sand Bargeman'.
'The Death of the Virgin', a masterpiece by Hugo van der Goes from the fifteenth century, has been restored. The result can be admired in a versatile exhibition in Bruges, built around the panel.
Eighteen young writers have brought artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Kenneth Berth invites us around a lavishly decorated table.
With a new wing and improved layout of the building, Museum Arnhem strengthens a unique place within the range of museums on offer in the Netherlands.
The Afghan-Dutch artist designs installations and sculptures like chefs create dishes: bringing together seemingly incompatible forms and materials.
Eighteen young writers have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. We join Maaike Rijntjes as they look at a plate of the Dutch province of Overijssel.
'A New History of Western Art' is not the dry tome of an academic, but of an enthusiastic storyteller who shows us how art continues to have new interpretations.