Our works in the spotlight
Looking for something to do during the long winter months? Works from our collections feature in a host of fascinating current exhibitions.
Three cityscapes brought together again in Leuven
Jean Baptist Bonnecroy’s “Vue de Bruxelles” has been temporarily reinstalled in its city of origin. The exhibition devoted to The Arenbergs at the M-Museum in Leuven has assembled three cityscapes, all painted by Bonnecroy in the 17th century for the Château of Heverlee near Leuven.
Our Ensor is visiting Vienna!
Ensor’s masterpiece "Squelette regardant chinoiseries" (Skeleton looking at Chinoiseries) is on loan this autumn to the Vienna Kunstforum, as part of an important exhibition on Japonisme.
Owl with the Antwerp silver hallmark exhibited in Axel Vervoordt’s Wonderkamer
Axel Vervoordt has selected our goblet in the form of an owl as the centrepiece of his cabinet of curiosities being exhibited at the DIVA. Three recently-acquired pieces of jewellery also find their place in the cabinet of curiosities, which is on show in Antwerp until April 18, 2019.
Hugo Claus and Serge Vandercam in the spotlight
Our series of five ‘word paintings’ by Hugo Claus and Serge Vandercam, “Le Radeau de la Méduse”, lies at the heart of a new exhibition at the Royal Fine Arts Museums of Belgium. This chef d’oeuvre is just one of several works by the two artists on show until 27 January 2019.
Van Dyck's 'Matthew the Apostle' returns to Antwerp
After more than 40 years in private ownership, "Matthew the Apostle" is now accessible to the general public at the Rubens House. The King Baudouin Foundation acquired this early Van Dyck masterpiece as the result of a bequest. It is the only composition from the renowned Böhler series on view in a Belgian public collection.
“Beyond the Great War, 1918-1928”
Immerse yourself in the fascinating cultural and artistic renaissance of the 1920s, thanks to the War Heritage Institute which is presenting an eloquent selection of vases from our Catteau Collection, as well as the jazz archives of the Robert Pernet Fund.