Closed Yet Close By The Royal Museum for Fine Arts in Antwerp
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Closed Yet Close By The Royal Museum for Fine Arts in Antwerp

(Dirk Van Assche) The Low Countries - 2012, № 20, pp. 308-310

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The renovation of the Museum for Fine Arts in Antwerp will take at least six years, and it is hoped that it will be able to reopen in 2017. Although the museum is closed at present, the collection is still accessible. Some 600 works are travelling to other locations, where they will supplement other collections or where they will form part of temporary exhibitions. We are talking of Antwerp cathedral (Rubens and others), the Antwerp Museum aan de Stroom (MAS), Lier, Mechelen (Rik Wouters), but also Worcester Art Museum (Ma, USA), Zürich and Mexico City.

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