New Van Dyck for the KMSKA

On 10 January, Sven Gatz unveiled a recently purchased oil painting by the Flemish Baroque master Anthony van Dyck. It is a work with a unique artistic value. It forms an especially nice addition to the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp (KMSKA).

Recently, the ‘Topstukkenfonds' of the Flemish Community bought for the KMSKA a rare Studie van een oude man met baard in profiel na ...

Loan works for the Rubens House

High prices on the art market have ensured that museums in Belgium are scarcely able to still purchase masterpieces. For a few years now, the Rubenshuis in Antwerp is actively pursuing long-term loans from private or public collections. As such, the Rubenshuis has added seven paintings to its collection.

VAN DYCK SELF-PORTRAIT

Recently, the unknown Self-Portrait by Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) s ...

Exhibition Clara Peeters. Dinner is served!

Clara Peeters. Dinner is served! is the sixth focus exhibition within the Golden Cabinet presentation. Visitors to Antwerp's Rockox House get an impression of the opulence of the 17th century town houses of the city. Top pieces from Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts, currently closed for restoration, and the most important works from the Rockox House Museum transform this former burgomaster's pa ...

Loan for the new KMSKA

For the re-opening of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp (KMSKA), the collections' presentation shall be enhanced with a number of unique works on loan. One of the loans, The Calumny of Apelles by Maerten De Vos, from a foreign private collection, has never before been exhibited. The public can already discover the work now in the Rubenshuis.

The Calumny of Apelles by Maerten De Vos (1532-1 ...

Exhibition Hendrick De Clerck

Hendrick De Clerck (ca. 1560-1630) might best be described as Albert and Isabella's spin-doctor. This Brussels painter began his meteoric career as the court painter to Ernest of Austria and later to Archdukes Albert and Isabella. He painted an inspiring oeuvre under their patronage, ranging from impressive altarpieces to mythological paintings made in collaboration with Denijs Van Alsloot or Jan ...

A new the Rubenianum Quarterly

A new The Rubenianum Quarterly recently appeared. The Rubenianum Quarterly is a digital newsletter. It 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 new Quarterly director Ben van Beneden writes about some important acquisitions for the Rubenshuis. You will also find inf ...

Power Flower. Floral Stille Lifes in the Low Countries

Power Flower. Floral still lifes in the Low Countries is the fifth focus exhibition within the Golden Cabinet presentation. Visitors to Antwerp's Rockox House get an impression of the opulence of the 17th century town houses of the city. Top pieces from Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts, currently closed for restoration, and the most important works from the Rockox House Museum transform this fo ...

'New’ Van Dyck for the Rubens House

Yesterday the Rubenshuis announced that it has a ‘new' Anthony van Dyck on loan. In addition to the small portrait of Clara Serena by Peter Paul Rubens, this is the second important loan in a short amount of time.

The priest Jamie MacLeod (Derbyshire, England) once purchased a painting for 500 euro. In the popular TV programme ‘Antiques Roadshow' (BBC), it was revealed to be an authentic Van Dyck ...

Exhibition Teniers in Cassel

The Musée de Flandre in Cassel (France) presents an exhibition on David Teniers II (1610-1690). The focus is on Teniers as print artist and his genre art.

David Teniers II was an Antwerp painter, draftsman and print artist. He was the court painter of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm (1614-1662) and his work was quickly imitated and copied. Around 1630, Teniers made genre pieces that were strongly in lin ...

2 Kress Grants for the International Summer Course

The Samuel H. Kress Foundation recently announced it offers 2 grants to US students and citizens. On September 23, several Flemish research centres, universities and art museums collaboratively launched the second edition of the Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders.

The second edition of the summer course is entitled 'The Age of Rubens in Context' and takes place from June 19 throu ...