Peter Paul Rubens Pan and Syrinx, 1617 Oil on panel 40 x 61 cm Staatliche Museen, Kassel Photo Ute Brunzel

Peter Paul Rubens Pan and Syrinx, 1617 Oil on panel 40 x 61 cm Staatliche Museen, Kassel Photo Ute Brunzel

Thursday 25.09.2014 to Sunday 04.01.2015 – Bozar – Centre for Fine Arts
The influence of an old master on the generations that followed.
Rubens was the Quentin Tarantino of his day, making Flanders one of the world’s foremost regions for painting. The Flemish master-painter developed his own personal style, crafting scenes that exuded lust and were marked by violence, as well as compassion and elegance.

Honoré Daumier Woman Pursued by Satyrs, 1850 Oil on canvas 131.8 x 97.8 cm The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Adaline Van Horne Bequest Photo The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Brian Merrett

Honoré Daumier Woman Pursued by Satyrs, 1850 Oil on canvas 131.8 x 97.8 cm The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Adaline Van Horne Bequest Photo The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Brian Merrett


T
hese themes inspired artists all over the world for many centuries to come. In this unique exhibition by BOZAR, in collaboration with the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and the Royal Academy of Arts in London you can rediscover the work of this indomitable genius that has withstood the test of time as well as that of his heirs. You can also see canvases by Van Dyck, Watteau, Delacroix, Manet and Kokoschka as well as engravings by Rembrandt and Picasso.

Bozar – Centre for Fine Arts