These coming months, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting several extraordinary exhibitions ranging from medieval panels to contemporary installations. Please read on for the exhibitions calendar.
Verstrijken voor ensemble
Until 9 March 2008
The remarkable composition ‘Verstrijken voor ensemble’ can be heard in a sound installation in a specially built concert hall.
Prolonged until mid-June 2008
A selection from the rich and varied oeuvre of this Spanish artist.
Paintings from the late Middle Ages
16 February – 25 May
A unique survey of the dawn of Dutch painting with rare loans from museums at home and abroad.
Medieval sculptures from the Schoufour-Martin Collection
February 16 – May 25 2008
A special collection of colored, late-medieval sculptures, donated to the museum by Rotterdam harbor entrepreneur Jacques Schoufour.
16 February – 25 May 2008
Sarkis, based in Paris, combines the design of the exhibition of late Gothic polychromed sculptures from the Schoufour-Martin collection with an installation of his own work.
Ewoud Van Rijn
Through Hell & High Water
16 February - 18 May 2008
The presentation shows the peculiar worlds of artist through large painted drawings.
Olphaert den Otter
February 16 – May 18 2008
A special series of 126 studies of stables and hermitages, culminating in a monumental painting of the ultimate retreat.
On superfluous things
22 February - 18 May 2008
The first overview of the artist’s work shows the overall concept for his art, which he has been elaborating on since the early Nineties of the previous century.
1 March - 16 November 2008
The installation Horizons was specially developed by the artist Geert Mul for the museum and examines the phenomenon of ‘cllecting’.
23 August – 19 October 2008
This exhibition of the Japanese master is not a survey, but a precise combination of paintings, films, slide-shows, happenings and reconstructed environments.
27 September – 18 January 2009
First overview of Dutch artist Charley Toorop (1891 – 1955), a woman who was both a remarkable painter and lithographer.
Erasmus of Rotterdam
8 November 2008 – 8 February 2009
This exhibition will highlight both Erasmus as a person and his wideranging ideas with paintings from collections at home and abroad by masters such as Holbein and Matsys.