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Long Live Rembrandt is Rijksmuseum’s Most Visited Summer Exhibition
Article date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Long Live Rembrandt is Rijksmuseum’s Most Visited Summer Exhibition

The Long Live Rembrandt exhibition, which ran from 15 July to 15 September 2019, attracted more than 150,000 visitors. The number of visitors exceeded all expectations, and that’s thanks in large part to the enthusiasm of all the participating artists and their friends and families.

Banksy Truck Crashes Goodwood Motor Car Sale
Article date: Saturday, August 31, 2019

Banksy Truck Crashes Goodwood Motor Car Sale

A 17-ton truck, covered in graffiti by the artist Banksy, will be offered by Bonhams on Saturday 14 September, at its motor car auction, the Goodwood Revival sale. The vehicle (a Volvo FL6 box lorry), entitled Turbo Zone Truck (Laugh Now But One Day We'll Be in Charge), from 2000, is the largest-ever work created by Banksy, with a painted surface area of 80 square metres. The estimate of £1,000,000-1,500,000 ($1,300,000-2,000,000) reflects the work's importance.

Convex/Concave: Belgian Contemporary Art
Article date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Convex/Concave: Belgian Contemporary Art

WIELS and TANK Shanghai are collaborating on a large thematic exhibition Convex/Concave: Belgian Contemporary Art, featuring 15 contemporary Belgian artists: Francis Alÿs, Harold Ancart, Michaël Borremans, Jacques Charlier, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Edith Dekyndt, Michel François, Ann Veronica Janssens, Thomas Lerooy, Mark Manders, Valérie Mannaerts, Luc Tuymans, Sophie Whettnall.

From MuHKA to VMHK: A New Building and a New Name?
Article date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

From MuHKA to VMHK: A New Building and a New Name?

On July 26, 2018, ArtDependence reported plans for the construction of a new building for MuHKA (Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen). 5 architectural teams, all with strong international reputations are competing for the project and one will be selected to build the new museum in a new location in the southern area of Antwerp, not far from the current museum location.

Sol Calero - First Solo Exhibition in Belgium
Article date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sol Calero - First Solo Exhibition in Belgium

Kunsthal Extra City is honoured to present the first solo exhibition of Sol Calero in Belgium. The cultural season will be opened on Friday 13 September with Sol Calero's new installation 'ISLA'.

Kingdom of the Netherlands Establishes Endowment Fund in Support of Center for Netherlandish Art at MFA Boston
Article date: Monday, August 5, 2019

Kingdom of the Netherlands Establishes Endowment Fund in Support of Center for Netherlandish Art at MFA Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), announced this Monday that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has shared its intent to establish a permanent endowment fund in support of the MFA’s Center for Netherlandish Art (CNA). The fund, named The Kingdom of the Netherlands Fund for Dutch Scholars, will allow Dutch academics, students and institutions to participate in CNA programs and research initiatives, sustaining international connections between scholars in both countries.

BelgianArtPrize 2020 Shortlist Announced
Article date: Friday, June 28, 2019

BelgianArtPrize 2020 Shortlist Announced

The Jury have announced the five artists shortlisted for the BelgianArtPrize 2020: Agency, Sammy Baloji, Saddie Choua, Jacqueline Mesmaeker and Joëlle Tuerlinckx. Each of the five shortlisted artists will present a new artistic project to be shown at the Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) from March 19 to May 24, 2020. The winner will be announced in May 2020 at an award ceremony at BOZAR.

Luc Tuymans Back at De Pont this Summer
Article date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Luc Tuymans Back at De Pont this Summer

In 1995 De Pont Museum held the first exhibition of work by Luc Tuymans in the Netherlands. This summer the now world-famous Belgian artist will be coming back to Tilburg with a second retrospective, which he has aptly titled The Return.

Rijksmuseum Becomes First Museum to Offer Video Tour in Dutch Sign Language
Article date: Sunday, June 9, 2019

Rijksmuseum Becomes First Museum to Offer Video Tour in Dutch Sign Language

Rijksmuseum is launching the first ever museum video tour in Dutch Sign Language, made in collaboration with Roos and Martine Wattel from ‘Wat Telt!’ (‘What counts!’) and Max Vonk. This digital guide to 20 objects also includes fun facts, video clips and animations to enjoy between the artworks. It’s the tenth tour to be added to the Rijksmuseum app.

Amberes, Roberto Bolaño’s Antwerp, Curated by Nav Haq, on View at MuHka
Article date: Sunday, June 9, 2019

Amberes, Roberto Bolaño’s Antwerp, Curated by Nav Haq, on View at MuHka

An exhibition inspired by a novel, a city and a scene. In Antwerp, Bolaño thematises everyday reality in a way that feels highly contemporary, as expressed through topics such as crime and corruption, sexual violence, relative truth, memory and erasure, marginality and urbanism, the male gaze, and the sea as a metaphor. A range of archetypes – detectives, victims, artists, alter-egos, hunchbacks and vagabonds – inhabit his enigmatic story.

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