Audiovisual & Visual Arts

Bezoekersprogramma media en geluidskunsten (c) Anne van der Pot

Flanders has a centuries-old tradition of imagining and developing new visual languages with international resonance. Today it is no different. The visual arts in Flanders is first and foremost a rich network of artists and artists’ initiatives dedicated to creation and experimentation. Together they contribute to the growth and recognition of visual arts in Flanders, Belgium and far beyond the country’s borders.

From van Eyck to Tuymans, a centuries’ long tradition of visual artists

In our region there is a centuries’ long predominant tradition of visual artists that have a great impact on the art production of their time and who continue to inspire the artists and worldwide public for generations to come. For example, one needs only to think of Jan Van Eyck, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peter Paul Rubens, Sir Anthony van Dyck and more recently James Ensor, Constant Permeke or René Magritte.

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The organisation caters to both national and international professional arts audiences. The organisation is known as Kunstenpunt to national audiences. The institute is the contact point for foreign art professionals in search of information on the visual and performing arts and on music in Flanders.