Exhibition ‘Spectacular Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist’

Peter Paul Rubens excelled at devising captivating large-scale compositions. During the mid-1620s, he designed a series of monumental tapestries for the devout Infanta Isabel celebrating the spiritual victory of the Roman Catholic Church. This exhibition unites the exhilarating designs in the collection of the Prado Museum, painted in oil on wood panel, with the magnificent tapestries-rare loans f ...

Exhibition 'De andere verbeeld / Verbeeld gevaar'

One meets people from other cultures on nearly a daily basis, on the metro or on television. The ‘other' perhaps instills fear or incites the imagination. That was no different before. The exhibition De andere verbeeld / Verbeeld gevaar sheds light on the image formation of ‘Blacks', ‘Jews', ‘Turks', ‘heretics' and ‘Catholics' from Flemish and Netherlandish religious art from the period 1450-1750. ...

Restoration of the Rubens Self Portrait

The Self Portrait by Rubens that graces the Rubens Houseis being restored. Visitors wishing to view the painting should do so by 7 September 2014. The work will again be on display in 2015 as part of the exhibition Rubens in Private: The Master Portrays His Family, after which it will resume its usual place in the gallery. Before the exhibition, the Self Portrait will be examined and if necessary ...

Exhibition 'New Neighbours'

A change of location leads to new and fascinating encounters. For a brief period, paintings that would otherwise not be seen next to each other are presented together under the heading New Neighbours. These are normally arranged chronologically according to schools of painting in the Alte Pinakothek. As a result surprising correlations are created: Helene Fourment, Rubens' young wife, is pictured ...

Exhibition 'Sensation and Sensuality. Rubens and his Legacy'

The exhibition Sensation and Sensuality. Rubens and his Legacy looks at the impact of Rubens on the art of painting, from Van Dyck to Gainsborough and from Delacroix to Kokoschka

Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most innovative painters in the history of art. His impact on subsequent generations has been immense. For the first time, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Sc ...

The Rubenianum Quarterly

The 17th edition of The Rubenianum Quarterly recently appeared. The Rubenianum Quarterly publishes on the activities of the RubenianumFund, the Centre for Flemish Art of the 16th and 17th Centuries, the Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and the Rubenianum itself.

The 17th edition introduces prof dr. Koenraad Jonckheere, the new Director of Publications of the Centrum Rubenianum. Dra. Prisca Valkeneers sh ...

The Rubenianum Quarterly

The 16th edition of The Rubenianum Quarterly recently appeared. The Rubenianum Quarterly publishes on the activities of the RubenianumFund, the Centre for Flemish Art of the 16th and 17th Centuries, the Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and the Rubenianum itself.

In the 16th edition Abigail Newman enlightens us about her research on Flemish artists in Madrid. Karolien De Clippel and Filip Vermeylen prese ...

Three versions of the 'The battle of the Amazons'

The Rubens House in Antwerp presents three versions of the painting The Battle of the Amazons.

The young Rubens probably painted The Battle of the Amazonsbefore leaving in 1600 for Italy, where he was to spend the next eight years. The painting is not only one of Rubens's oldest known works, but also the result of his earliest known collaboration with his colleague and good friend Jan Brueghel I. ...

Exhibition 'Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens'

The Royal Museum of Fine Arts (KMSKA) is closed in the coming years due to renovation works. Paul Huvenne (Director, KMSKA) and Arnoud Odding (Director, Rijksmuseum Twenthe (RMT)) have taken this opportunity to enter into a long-term collaboration. In the span of fourteen months, RMT presents three exhibitions around the special partial collections from the KMSKA. Successively, until the end of 20 ...