Around Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch, the world-famous Renaissance artist of the most bizarre fantasies and whimsical figures, will be celebrated extensively this year in the Netherlands with large-scale spectacles and exhibitions. The Museum Mayer van den Bergh in Antwerp will join the festivities! With &lsquo;Around Hieronymus Bosch&rsquo; the Museum Mayer van den Bergh displays Bosch-like paintings from its own collection.&nbsp;<br />

For this festive year the Museum Mayer van den Bergh displays seven Bosch-like paintings from its own collection. They immerse visitors into an atmosphere of hybrid monsters – half human, half animal – flying devils, impaled bodies, gnomes with large noses, monsters playing music, etc. The variety of horrors is endless and they often denounce the reprehensible behaviour of human beings.

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http://www.museummayervandenbergh.be

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