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 ...

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) ...