Musée de Flandre, in the northern French town of Cassel, opened in its current form in 2010. The museum is dedicated to showcasing the full richness and plurality of Flemish artistic expression—from old masters to contemporary art. In our latest feature, Sandrine Vézilier-Dussart tells us more about the history of the museum, its collecting and exhibition policy and she discusses some of the collection’s highlights.
“After coming under departmental control in 1997, the Musée d’Art, d’Histoire et de Folklore in Cassel embarked on a new chapter in its history. A scientific committee comprising French and Belgian historians, art historians, geographers, and linguists pondered its future giving rise to a project that may initially seem surprising.” Read on…
Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.
Last month’s feature was Aged Well: Three Centuries of Drawings from the Kröller-Müller Collection by Renske Cohen Tervaert. To browse all features, visit codart.nl/features