Four hundred years after his birth, Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar is staging the first retrospective of his diverse oeuvre.
Private residence, Russian embassy, and headquarters of a TV station. Villa Empain in Brussels has been all of these.
Jan van Eyck
The original paint layer has been exposed again, revealing details that have remained hidden for many years.
The Belgian-Bolivian artist translates form and material into sound, building objects in clay and playing them to produce atmospheric soundscapes.
On the Shoulders of the Old Masters
'Angels of Amsterdam' is a virtual reality experience based on the true stories of four 17th century women fighting for their rights.
Technical analysis and research link the painting to the important 16th-century still-life painter Joachim Beuckelaer.
The Rotterdam-based duo explores the human dimension in technology with interactive design.
Looking for exciting places in the Low Countries, British journalist Derek Blyth stumbled upon the castle where baroque painter Rubens spent the last years of his life.
Forgotten Female Painters
Antwerp painter Jules Schmalzigaug (1882-1917) deserves more prominence in the canon of the European avant-garde.
Thanks to the travels of musicians between France and Flanders, the border city Tournai was able to develop as an international music centre in the late Middle Ages.
What did the past smell like? And how does scent influence our culture? Biologist and philosopher Geerdt Magiels takes us to the stinking seventeenth century and to the nearly scent-free Low Countries of today.
The bad boy of Dutch cinema came to the Cannes Film Festival to please with a lesbian nun drama.
His illustrations reveal the quality of timeless design, particularly the graphic spectacle of his cartoon biographies of Rembrandt and Warhol.
Dutch artist Magda Augusteijn created an innovative web documentary about the history of the former mining town Moengo in Suriname.
What is it that makes people get out of bed day in, day out for over a century? This is the question documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann asks seven quirky centenarians in her new film '100UP'.
The influence of this legendary Dutch composer on contemporary classical music is enormous.
Visitors to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam can now enjoy The Night Watch in its original form, for the first time in 300 years.
Flanders has only recently recognised the value of its historic theatre scenery. Experts are figuring out now how it can be preserved and best be used again.
Split up, passed on, sold and resold, many of the stained-glass windows of the Park Abbey near Leuven ended up in the USA. Now 21 of the 41 windows have been restored to the abbey's cloister.
The most important Dutch and Flemish works of art from before 1750 have been brought together in a beautiful book.