Portrait of a “bastard” who searches for his identity through art. ‘The stage is the only place where I get space.’
Thirteen Flemish artists and cultural organisations have been awarded an Ultima for their outstanding contributions.
Jan van Eyck
Kevin Bauer's sculptures are utilitarian objects that you can't use.
Students from two British Universities translated an excerpt from a theatre production by Flemish actor, writer, rapper and podcaster Rashif El Kaoui.
On the Shoulders of the Old Masters
A floating exhibition tells the story of a 200-year-old Belgo-Dutch canal Zuid-Willemsvaart.
The Dutch author absorbs influences from all major comic book traditions and aims her work at an eminently international audience.
Media, cultures and languages collide in the works of the Moroccan-born Dutch artist.
Forgotten Female Painters
Too famous now to still be considered the rising star of Flemish art, Rinus Van de Velde brings a selection of his latest work to a high-profile show at Bozar in Brussels.
Confronted with challenging societal, historical and ethical questions, many museums are trying to redefine their role. MSK Director Manfred Sellink makes some proposals.
Laure-Anne Vermaercke invites us to take a very close look at the Diorama of the Zeezigt Coffee and Cotton Plantation, made by Gerrit Schouten in c. 1815 – c. 1821.
The MSK wants to uncover hidden or forgotten stories and allow the public to understand how gender, sexual orientation and sexuality have been experienced differently throughout history.
Sanne Aletta van Otten voices a drip-filter coffee pot from 1816, manufactured by the Diemont company.
Kenneth Berth created an audio story in response to Louis Moritz’s painting The Music Lesson from 1808.
When architect Victor Horta was forced to flee during WWI, he travelled to the United States to give lectures. America influenced his ideas about architecture, urban planning, and society.
In the video essays of Vera Mennens, art and research coexist, as do landscapes and archives.
We join Dagmar Bosma as she questions a cabinet made by Charles-Guillaume Diehl in c. 1867 – c. 1880.
Henry Van de Velde became famous as an architect. But little known is that he started as a painter. From a new catalogue raisonné emerges the picture of an artist who struggled with social status and innovation in his craft.
Anne Marijn Voorhorst looks at a mustard pot made by Jean Baptiste Claude Odiot around 1819.
From Marcel Broodthaers to Otobong Nkanga, more and more Belgian artists want to cast a critical perspective upon the colonial past in order to influence ongoing debates.