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    Michaelina Wautier - Studie van een jonge vrouw

    Michaelina Wautier – Study of a Young Woman

    Podcast

    With Koen Fillet, Katrijn Van Bragt (Collection Consultant) and Sven Van Dorst (Chief Conservator) of The Phoebus Foundation The Study of a Young Woman (c.1649-1659) by the Brussels artist Michaelina Wautier appears at first sight to be an ordinary study. Nothing could be further ...

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      Achter de schermen bij Dimpna - in de kerk

      Behind the scenes with Dymphna

      Behind the scenes

      Crazy about Dymphna opened a month ago in Geel! Project coordinator Niels Schalley is happy to tell you more about the construction and installation of this fascinating exhibition:   “After a two-year delay because of Covid-19, it was fantastic to finally be abl ...

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        Zot van Dimpna

        Dymphna is finally coming home!

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        From April 1 onwards, we bring Goossen Van der Weyden’s exceptional Dymphna altarpiece to the place where it all began: Geel! With Crazy about Dymphna, The Phoebus Foundation is showing the altarpiece with the life of Saint Dymphna by Goossen Van der Weyden, grandson of the fam ...

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          Daniël Seghers - Bloemenvaas met rozen, narcissen en tulpen

          Daniel Seghers, Vase with Roses, Daffodils and Tulips

          Podcast

          Koen Fillet and Sven Van Dorst dive into the wonderful world of flowers of the Antwerp Jesuit and superstar Daniel Seghers (1590-1661). Seghers worked with Peter Paul Rubens, Cornelis Schut, Gonzales Coques and Erasmus II Quellinus. The highest-ranking nobles queued up for his fl ...

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            Mis onze tentoonstelling in Haarlem niet!

            At Home with Jordaens

            Video

            Discover the Antwerp superstar Jacob Jordaens like never before and be surprised by the stories behind his ingenious and sometimes witty paintings. What’s more: in the reconstruction of his showroom, you can actually visit the master at home! In cooperation with the Frans H ...

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            Collection highlights
            7253

            Lass tausend Blumen blühen

            Anselm Kiefer, 1998

            Moonscape with Merry Animals

            Constant, 1948

            The Dark Night of Aranoë

            Leonora Carrington, 1976

            Børneleg (Children’s Game)

            Asger Jorn, 1953

            7204

            One of the Eleven Portraits with the genealogy of the Inca Emperors

            Onbekende meester, 18de eeuw

            Design for a Ceiling Piece in the Jesuit Church in Antwerp: Saint Margaret

            Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1620

            Spring

            Valerius De Saedeleer, ca. 1926

            Skeleton Arresting Masqueraders

            James Ensor, 1891

            Study of an Old Woman

            Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1615-20

            Papaver (II) Poppy (II)

            Jan Fabre, 2009

            The Assumption of the Virgin

            Nicolás Enríquez, 1744

            Untitled (Female Skeleton)

            Fernando Botero, 1980

            The Pink Alley

            Rik Wouters, 1912

            Triptych with the Adoration of the Magi

            Meester van Frankfurt en atelier, 1510-20

            The Holy Family of Nazareth

            Diego Quispe Tito en atelier, ca. 1675

            7443

            Celestial Globe

            Jodocus Hondius, 1648

            La chasse

            Karel Appel, 1956

            Landscape with Mountains and Fruit Trees

            Diego Rivera, 1948

            Figures

            Constant, Corneille, 1950

            7287

            Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio

            Rumold Mercator naar Gerard Mercator, 1587

            Bridal Ensemble in Valenciennes Lace

            Twee albasten pleurants voor het grafmonument van Jean de Berry

            Two Alabaster Pleurants for the Mausoleum of Duke Jean de Berry

            Etienne Bobillet en Paul Mosselman, ca. 1450-53

            Shut Your Mouth

            Quinten Metsys, ca. 1528

            Black Bread

            Constant Permeke, 1923

            Portrait of the Antwerp Jeweller Johannes Gansacker

            Antoon Van Dyck, ca. 1620-21

            The Fishmonger’s Stall

            Frans Snijders, 1620-30

            Antwerp Cathedral

            Constructif “La Panne”

            Joaquin Torres-Garcia, 1932

            Rotor mit Interferenzen

            Heinz Mack, 1960

            Winter in Etikhove

            Valerius De Saedeleer, ca. 1926

            On the balcony

            Léon De Smet, 1905

            El caballo y el picador

            Antonio Berni, ca. 1960

            Saint Barbara

            Onbekende meester, 18de eeuw

            Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

            Abraham Ortelius, 1575

            Don’t go into the woods, Celina

            Edgard Tytgat, 1929

            7519

            Our Lady of Aránzazu

            Onbekende meester (Mexico), 18de eeuw

            The Virgin and Child with Saints Thomas, John the Baptist, Jerome and Louis (detail)

            Hugo Van der Goes en atelier, ca. 1470-82

            Zelfportret met stilleven

            Self-Portrait with Still Life

            Fernando Botero, 1963

            Farmer’s Wife

            Gustave Van de Woestyne, 1926

            Etruscan Mirror

            Onbekende meester, ca. 400-300 v.Chr.

            Virgin and Child with Archangel

            Juan Correa, ca. 1710

            Portrait of an Old Woman

            Quinten Metsys, ca. 1510

            Village with a Group of Trees and a Mule

            Pieter Bruegel I, ca. 1554

            The Lovers

            Gust. De Smet, 1921

            Papaver (I) Poppy (I)

            Jan Fabre, 2009

            Currently on view

            Crazy about Dymphna

            01/04/2022 - 28/08/2022

            Trans-Atlantic Modernisms, 1910-1958

            12/02/2022 - 12/06/2022

            Anto-Carte. Heaven and Earth

            19/03/2022 - 21/08/2022

            Keyboard Instruments

            26/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

            Iron Men

            29/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

            3500 years of textile art

            Permanent

            Burcht Singelberg

            Permanent

            Rascals & rebels

            Permanent

            Crazy about Dymphna

            Exhibition

            01/04/2022 - 28/08/2022

            The story of the Irish princess Dymphna reads like a tragic fairy tale. When her mother dies, her father the king asks her to marry him. Maddened by grief at the loss of his wife, he decides his daughter would be the perfect replacement. But Dymphna bravely rebuffs his proposal and flees to the Continent, eventually finding her way to Geel in the Kempen region of what is now Belgium. The king tracks Dymphna down and beheads his rebellious daughter with his own hands. All the same, the princess’s courageous resistance made her hugely popular amongst local people, and befor ...

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            Trans-Atlantic Modernisms, 1910-1958

            Travelling treasures

            12/02/2022 - 12/06/2022

            Do you like modernist art? Mu.Zee in Ostend is your place to be! Moreover: you can discover Transatlantic modernisms! The exhibition tells the surprising story of the artistic connections between Belgium and Argentina from 1910 to 1958. The artists from both regions may have lived miles apart, their contacts and influences were particularly close. The friendship between artists Julio Payro and Paul Delvaux is one of the many examples of these artistic relations. With no fewer than four loans, we are honoured to have contributed to this special project. Book your ticket now!

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            Anto-Carte. Heaven and Earth

            Travelling treasures

            19/03/2022 - 21/08/2022

            Meet Anto-Carte (1886-1954)! A Mons artist who was a painter, lithographer and illustrator at the same time, he became known all over the world thanks to exhibitions in the United States, Spain and Italy. With the exhibition Anto-Carte. Heaven and Earth, the BAM immerses you in the world of Anto-Carte, whose work weaves a fascinating link between the centuries. After all, the expertise of the great masters of painting is reflected in paintings painted in the first half of the 20th century by this internationally renowned artist from Mons. 80 works from public and private co ...

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            Keyboard Instruments

            Travelling treasures

            26/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

            Did you know Antwerp was the capital of harpsichords between 1560 and 1660? With the exhibition Keyboard Instruments, the Snijders&Rockox House Museum and the Vleeshuis Museum take you back to the golden age of the Antwerp harpsichord. At the Snijders&Rockox House Museum you can discover paintings by Frans Floris, Jacob Jordaens, Maerten de Vos, the Francken family and others, with Antwerp organs, harpsichords and virginals in the leading role. At the Vleeshuis Museum you can admire the harpsichords and virginals and unique painted harpsichord lids. With no less tha ...

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            Iron Men

            Travelling treasures

            29/03/2022 - 26/06/2022

            Fans of armour will be in for a treat at Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna! In the exhibition Iron Men, you will discover the most beautiful suits of armour from the largest collections in the world. From paintings and sculptures to authentic, life-size armour: immerse yourself in a world of fashion and steel. You will also discover an exceptional sculpture of Charles V in – literally – magnificent armour from the collection of The Phoebus Foundation.

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            3500 years of textile art

            Permanent

            Cotton, wool and leather. Katoen Natie was formed to trade, ship, and handle these basic raw materials. Today, the Katoen Natie group provides port and logistics services for a range of other sectors; however, it has maintained its links with the original business through a fascinating collection of antique textile art. ‘3500 Years of Textile Art’ illustrates the history of Egypt, from the Pharaonic to the Islamic period. In five serene rooms you will discover ancient textile art, clothing, accessories and other archaeological finds from ancient Egypt, the Near East and ...

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            Burcht Singelberg

            Permanent

            In a powerful and wide landscape on the Scheldt in Beveren, Katoen Natie built a contemporary office castle that fully matches the historic character of the area. Burcht Singelberg is named after the name of the castle of the Beveren glory, which played a key role in the separation of the southern and northern Netherlands in 1585. Only a hill remains of the historic castle, where the contemporary Burcht Singelberg has been erected. Katoen Natie and Indaver, among others, are based there. The buildings are grouped in a conglomerate, a bold whole that manifests itself promine ...

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            Rascals & rebels

            Permanent

            The exhibition “Rascals & Rebels”, which adorns the corridors of the HeadquARTers, brings together contemporary European and Latin American artists. Every artist addresses a social, political or cultural topic in his own playful or rebellious way. Sculptures by Maria Causa and Jose Gurvich, paintings by Edgard Tytgat and Julio Laraz, installations by Libero Badii and Eddo Stern, … They encourage the visitor to reflect on the generally accepted ideas.

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