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
In Japan people saw the artworks not as an illustration of a Biblical story but as a depiction of reality. Visitors asked how tall the tower was and how many people were involved in its construction. Tokyo University of the Arts created a 3D-animation to explore the tower. This curiosity about the details of the building – an eagerness to get closer to the facts – was also an eye-opener for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.