Opening van de tentoonstelling «The Arenbergs» in Museum M, Leuven

26 oktober 2018 – 20 januari 2019

Opening van de tentoonstelling over de Arenberg collectie in Museum « M » in Leuven, België. In samenwerking met de stad Leuven, de Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, het Universiteitsarchief en Kunstpatrimonium, en KU[N]ST Leuven.

In the 20th century, the Arenbergs’ impressive art collection was scattered across the world. The exhibition at M- Museum Leuven is bringing a number of carefully selected works back together for a festive reunion.

The exhibition The Arenbergs. Power and Beauty at M - Museum Leuven will take centre stage in a citywide project in Leuven which will run from 26 October 2018 through to 20 January 2019.

This exhibition presents artworks and also documents – some on show to the public for the first time – from national and international collections. They illustrate the vicissitudes of a high-placed family, its political and military fortunes, its economic influence, cosmopolitan lifestyle and exceptional interest in art and culture.

In the 20th century, the Arenbergs’ impressive art collection was scattered across the world. The exhibition at M- Museum Leuven is bringing a number of carefully selected works back together for a festive reunion.

The partners of the exhibition are M - Museum Leuven, KU Leuven Art and Heritage, KU[N]ST Leuven and the Arenberg Foundation.

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Dieses Porträt von Hedwige de Ligne, Herzogin von Arenberg, wurde von dem Ungarn Gyula Benczúr im Jahr 1900 gemalt. Es inspirierte die Gegenwartskünstlerin Frieke Janssens zu einem ihrer Werbebilder für das Arenberg Festival. KU Leuven Kunstpatrimonium, Foto Bruno Vandermeulen

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