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The exhibition inquires the way in which modern artists handled Bruegels artistic legacy in the period between and after the wars. Hence the focus on the following artists: James Ensor, Valerius De Saedeleer, Jules De Bruycker, Gustave Van de Woestyne, Jean Brusselmans, Constant Permeke, Anto Carte, Otto Dix and George Grosz. At the same time, the exhibition pulls out various contemporary stops, with art, performance (by Rimini Protokoll) and music. Ten contemporary artists have been invited to delve into the themes from Bruegel’s work. Included artists are Pascale Marthine Tayou, Honoré d’O, Emanuelle Quertain, Jan Van Imschoot & Salam Atta Sabri, Dirk Braeckman/Franz West/Lisbeth Gruwez, Kasper Bosmans, Gilberto Zorio, Grazia Todori, Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkácová, Christoph Fink, Daniel Buren, Jimmie Durham & Ricardo Brey and Bart Lodewijks. Good to know: The exhibition is being mounted in an ancient castle whose view over the landscape was shaped in the wake of the romantic period and whose collection contains many objects from Bruegel’s time, located in a park of c. 50 hectares, with a museum garden which provides an overview of forgotten vegetables, fruit and pruning techniques.
Feast of Fools: Bruegel rediscovered (Gaasbeek Castle)


Kasteelstraat 40
1750 Gaasbeek


From Sunday, April 7, 2019
To Sunday, July 28, 2019


+32 (0)2 531 01 44

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