Ghent, such a beautiful city. Friendly Flemish people, inspiring art and heritage, small and cozy streets, alternative bars, music and beer. It is known as the…
The Flemish Masters in situ project is made up of 40 carefully selected oeuvres away from the well-trodden and busy tourist trails. Often to be found in smaller towns and villages across Flanders, they take visitors to a variety of places (chapels, churches, castles and town halls) where they can admire original paintings by the Flemish masters from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, in their original location.
Jan van Eyck was a major figure in the painting revolution taking place in the Low Countries during the early part of the 15th century. - In 2020, the restored altarpiece is finally coming home to the Saint Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent. There is simply no valid excuse in the world to miss the chance to see this iconic and legendary masterpiece. Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban - © National Gallery, London
the Museum for Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.) in Ghent celebrates its 20th birthday, this year. This excellent museum boasts a collection of more than 2000 works of art and from 16 March 2019, a small selection of the museum’s modern works such as those by Marcel Broodthaers, Luc Tuymans and Rinus Van de Velde, will be on display alongside other contemporary gems. The Collection (1) | Highlights for a Future is a must see for any art lover. Panamarenko The Aeromodeller 1969-1971 © SMAK & MSK Gent