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 ...

Flemish Art Institutions and Universities launch the second edition of the Summer Course

Several Flemish research centres, universities and art museums collaboratively organise the second edition of the Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders in the summer of 2016. After the success of the first edition with a focus on Jan van Eyck, this edition zooms in on Peter Paul Rubens and his artistic context. The target group for the course are master and PhD-students in (art) hist ...

Footage of the first edition of the Summer Course

The Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders brings to Flanders, annually, a select group of 18 national and international, highly qualified young researchers. They are presented with an intensive 11-day program of lectures, discussions, and visits related to the specific course theme within Flemish art. This theme varies annually and focuses each year on a different art-historical peri ...

21st Edition of the Rubenianum Quaerterly

The 21st edition of 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 21st Quarterly you will find a photo review of the Antwerp field trip by the Rubenianum Fund and you get acq ...

Lecture: Rubens, Rembrandt and Watteau by Nico Van Hout

Nico Van Hout gets the ball rolling this year for a series of The Rubenianum Lectures. On Sunday, 29 March, Dr. Van Hout, who is a curator at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp (KMSKA), is speaking about the relationship amongst 3 remarkable painters: Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt Harmensz. Van Rijn and Antoine Watteau.

Van Hout is the curator of the recent Rubens exhibition, Sensation and S ...

Conference Considering Women in the early Modern Low Countries

The international conference Considering Women in the Early Modern Low Countries (24-25 April 2015) brings together twenty-six eminent scholars of history, art history, and literature. It will be the first conference to focus on women and gender in both the Protestant Dutch Republic and the Catholic Southern Netherlands. The venue for the conference is the Rubenianum (Kolveniersstraat 20, Antwerp) ...

Exhibition 'Rubens and his Legacy. Van Dyck to Cézanne

The exhibition Rubens and his Legacy. Van Dyck to Cézanne looks at the impact of Rubens on the art of painting. The show is co-curated by the Rubens specialist and curator of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp (KMSKA) Nico Van Hout. In 2014 the show was on view at BOZAR (Centre for Fine Arts) in Brussels, it now opens at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Peter Paul Rubens was one of the ...

Exhibition Rubens in private. The master portrays his family

The Rubenshuis devotes a unique exhibition to Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) and his portraits that he made of himself and his family. Although Rubens is said to have personally disliked painting portraits and though portraiture was not greatly esteemed nor highly regarded in art theory at the time, Rubens' portraits are nonetheless quality works.

His finest and most intimate portraits are undoubt ...