Gurt Swanenberg, Peccator (Sinner, Consumer), 2014

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Under the Spell of Bosch

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Het Noordbrabants Museum remains under the spell of Bosch and closes the year with Pieter Bruegel, Thé Tjong-Khing, Jan Fabre and Gurt Swanenberg

25th August 2016

In the exhibition ‘Under the Spell of Bosch: Pieter Bruegel, Thé Tjong-Khing, Jan Fabre and Gurt Swanenberg’ (29th October 2016 to 29th January 2017), Het Noordbrabants Museum will be bringing four generations of artists together whose work has been strongly influenced by Hieronymus Bosch. The exhibition will be showing the complete series and seldom seen prints of Pieter Bruegel of the seven deadly sins and the seven virtues, in combination with a contemporary interpretation of the deadly sins by Gurt Swanenberg. Thirty original drawings and preparatory sketches for the recently published children’s book inspired by Bosch by Thé Tjong-Khing will also be shown as well as the recently designed, enormous tapestry, The War Elephant (after Bosch) by Jan Fabre.

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Luxuria or Lechery

Pieter van der Heyden after Pieter Bruegel the Elder

1558, Engraving, 23 x 30 cm, collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch

Charitas or Love

Philips Galle after Pieter Bruegel the Elder

1559, Engraving, 22 x 30 cm, collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch

Detail from Luxuria or Lechery

Pieter van der Heyden after Pieter Bruegel the Elder

1558, Engraving, collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch

Illustrations from the children's book Hieronymus. An adventure in the world of Hieronymus Bosch (Leopold)

Thé Tjong-Khing

2015, Watercolor and ink on paper, 50,7 x 35,8 cm

Illustrations from the children's book Hieronymus. An adventure in the world of Hieronymus Bosch (Leopold)

Thé Tjong-Khing

2015, Watercolor and ink on paper, 53 x 35,5 cm

Illustrations from the children's book Hieronymus. An adventure in the world of Hieronymus Bosch (Leopold)

Thé Tjong-Khing

2015, Watercolor and ink on paper, 52,5 x 36 cm

Detail of the tapestry The War Elephant (after Bosch)

Jan Fabre

2016, Various yarns, 300 cm x 350 cm, collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Purchased with support from the Friends of Het Noordbrabants Museum

Peccator (Sinner, Consumer)

Gurt Swanenberg

2014, Oil on human skull, 20 x 20 x 12 cm, Private collection

Gula

Gurt Swanenberg

2010, Oil on pig skull, 18 x 11 x 15 cm, Private collection

Invidia (Pharmacy)

Gurt Swanenberg

2016, Oil and lacquer on three scientific cylindrical glass jars containing fluid preserved snakes, H. 42 cm, Dia. 10 cm, H. 26 cm, Dia. 10 cm, H. 29 cm, Dia. 15 cm, Courtesy Contempo Galerie