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Stay amazed. About the reconstruction, the new acquisitions and insights, events,... In short, an artful collection of news and updates.

Interesting articles

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Six interesting facts about St Barbara

We reveal six little known facts about Saint Barbara of Nicomedia by Jan van Eyck.

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Eight remarkable restorations supported by the National Lottery

Since 2016 the museum can count on the support of the National Lottery for the restorations of the artworks.

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Photography with a painter’s eye

Karin Borghouts has been photographing the renovation of the KMSKA since 2011. She also spent two years retracing Vincent van Gogh’s footste

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Robin Verheyen: ‘I paint with timbre.’

A conversation with Artist in Residence Robin Verheyen on the composition he made inspired by Fouquet's Madonna.

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Results of the Getty’s examination of our Madonna

A team of researchers, art historians and conservators examined the masterpiece from the KMSKA at The Getty in Los Angeles.

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Henri De Braekeleer, modernist painter

The Musée Rops in Namur is presenting a survey of work by Henri De Braekeleer – the forgotten painter of scenes from Old Antwerp.

Schilderij Madonna omringd door serafijnen en cherubijnen van Jean Fouquet

6 things you need to know about Fouquet’s Madonna

Jean Fouquet’s Madonna is the KMSKA’s outstanding masterpiece. Hardly surprising, as it’s an exceptional work. But why is that?

Schilderij Jacopo Pesaro, bisschop van Paphos, door paus Alexander VI Borgia voorgesteld aan de heilige Petrus van Titiaan

Five artful city trips

Wanderlust? Our works of art have itchy feet too. Take a city trip and admire them right now! Five destinations, five masterpieces.

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Museum Muse: Ben Sledsens

Which works of art from the KMSKA collection inspire artists today? And why?

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KMSKA Backstage: The Restoration Studio

De restauratoren restaureren in grote getale. Gewapend met penselen, pigmenten en wattenstaafjes stomen ze de werken klaar. Kijk mee!

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KMSKA Backstage: The Collection

The curators are working hard on the new presentation of the collection. A collection of world stature. Come and take a peek backstage!

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KMSKA Backstage: The Building

We’re building not just one museum for you but two. Two in the space of one! Come and take a peek backstage!