pit – art in public space

pit, a project of Z33 – house for contemporary art, brings art in the public space of Borgloon-Heers, Belgium. The artworks in the landscape make passers-by and visitors look differently at the surroundings. After all, the landscape contains many stories that are not always immediately… Read More

Magritte Documentary with music by Roger Waters

We got a late-seventies documentary about the Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritte with music composed and performed by Pink Floyd’s one and only Roger Waters. This was found by a reader of boingboing.net who wrote: “If you are hankering for your fix of ‘early to… Read More

ARTtube – Art and Design in the Netherlands and Belgium

ARTube, a collective video channel for art and design in the Netherlands and Belgium, was launched on July 5. The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, M HKA in Antwerp, Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, De Pont in Tilburg and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam will publish programs… Read More

Peter De Cupere: Olfactory Art

“Belgian artist De Cupere creates smell installations, scent sculptures, olfactory performances, smell-movies and scented painting. He generates a sort of meta-sensory experience that goes beyond purely seeing or smelling. He started playing with, and noticing, fragrances as a child, fearing that he would lose his… Read More

Kaspar Hamacher – Simplicity: Nature, balance me

Belgium designer Kaspar Hamacher creates furniture that range from chairs to shelves. Using nature as a source of inspiration he aims to design simple pieces that are not artificially produced. Included in his current collection are ‘the stool’, ‘the leather belt’ and ‘the board’. The… Read More

The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

“It is now possible to zoom in to the intricate, breathtaking details of one of the most important works of art in the world, thanks to a newly completed website focused on the Ghent Altarpiece,” Getty reports. “A stunning and highly complex painting composed of… Read More

Museum to scale 1/7

Museum to scale 1/7

February 18th, 2012 | Art Fairs, Belgium, Museums

Ronny Van de Velde has been active in the field of exhibition organisation and catalogue publication for about thirty years. This year he presented a museum on the scale of 1:7, made up of thirty rooms of original work, each 100 x 60 x 65… Read More

On View: Architecture of Fear

Architecture of Fear explores how feelings of fear pervade daily life in the contemporary media society. The cause of fear seems interchangeable and constantly fluctuating. Shifting from one thing to the next, often relating to invisible or indirect phenomena’s (terrorism, viral diseases, pollution, financial crisis),… Read More

Maritime memories

Maritime memories

May 20th, 2011 | Belgium, Museums

Belgium’s new Museum aan de Stroom, with a design suggesting a stack of cargo containers, has already become a new urban symbol for Antwerp. Located in the former docklands, it showcases the port city’s history of maritime trade. Check out their website for an interactive… Read More

ROA – Mysterious Belgian Street Artist

Image: Flickr User Leigh Harris Kuriositas:”You may not be aware of the distinctive art of ROA but the first thing you will acknowledge is that this mysterious Belgian street artist likes animals. No, let’s put it in a better way – there is an obsession… Read More