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See Focus Presentation #2 online

Berlinde De Bruyckere

The Middelheim Museum would like to give everyone the opportunity to see this exceptional presentation even now, when the Corona virus means we can’t all travel and visitor numbers are limited. This is why the whole of Focus Presentation #2 is now available online.

See Focus Presentation #2 here online


An archive portfolio as a starting point

Discover how Berlinde De Bruyckere prepared for her 1995 solo exhibition at the Middelheim Museum.

Onschuld kan een hel zijn

A stream of images as a frame of reference

See the images that surround and inspire Berlinde De Bruyckere.

Berlinde De Bruyckere

The artist as a guide

In this film you will discover how ideas take shape in Berlinde De Bruyckere’s mind and how her artworks are related to each other.

Het kunstwerk Onschuld kan een hel zijn

An artwork like a hammer blow

Discover a work by Berlinde De Bruyckere that has never been shown at the Middelheim Museum, though it would appear to have been made for it.

Onschuld kan een hel zijn

An artwork as a comfort

See a work that Berlinde de Bruyckere made for the Middelheim Museum a quarter of a century ago, and which is now returning there for the first time.

Mensen in het collectiepaviljoen

The public are our guests

You can explore Focus Presentation #2 at the Middelheim Museum on your own or with a guide.

Visit Focus Presentation #2

Berlinde De Bruyckere

26 September 2020 until 21 February 2021

Berlinde De Bruyckere shares her quest as an artist with us. Starting from preparatory sketches, photos and drawings for her Middelheim exhibition in 1995, she takes us along in her thought process.