Until the 12th October, the MSK will pay tribute to ex-director Robert Hoozee. The tribute exhibition provides an overview of the many top pieces he acquired between 1982 and 2012. As the exhibition focuses mainly on the drawing, line and texture, Andrea Bianconi (Italy), Ricardo Lanzarini (Uruguay) and Mark Licari (USA) have been invited. And finally, the summer season has been given more colour following the Belgian museal first of Der Kreislauf. More info
RESTORATION MYSTIC LAMB
Work to restore the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb by the Van Eyck brothers began in October of 2012. It will be carried out over a five-year period. At the Museum of Fine Arts you are able to see the restorers at work behind glass. At the Carmelites Convent you learn more about the restoration. STAM reveals the story behind the stolen side panel 'The Just Judges'. The Mystic Lamb is still on show in St Bavo's Cathedral.
From 8th November until 22th February, the exhibition Love Letters in War and Peace and Mona Hatoum. Close Quarters will be on show in the museum. The exhibition follows the visual traces of famous and lesser-known romances, from the prude Victorian society and the liberated yet defeatist gay Twenties to the elusive desire of the "fin de siècle" and the insanity of the war years. At the same time, the museum will exhibit the project of Mona Hatoum, an artist of Palestinian origin, in whose work the concept of love and war is always present in one way or another. Read more.
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