Jheronimus Bosch is the most important artist in the Late Middle Ages. His works consists of a mix of worlds with a cryptic character and are full with illusions, hallucinations, strange monsters and nightmares which never bores.Read more about the artist
With Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525?-1569), Flemish genre art became a fact. He was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes.Read more about the artist
Uncovering Everyday Life
Five hundred years ago, there were a number of artists in The Netherlands who saw the beauty in daily life. And more than that: these artists were so talented that their depictions of the commonplace succeeded in making others receptive to it. There and then, in the 53 years between the death of Hieronymus Bosch (1516) and that of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1569) lies the origins of our unquenchable interest for ourselves, the devious and the other. The exhibition was in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen until 17 January 2016.