Hieronymus Bosch the subject of first film

January 11, 2017

Williamstown, Massachusetts—Delve into the vivid imagination of a true visionary with The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch, a new film from EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, January 28 at 3 pm. The film will be shown in the auditorium, located in the Clark’s Manton Research Center. Tickets are $12 ($10 members) and may be purchased online at clarkart.edu or by calling 413 458 0524.
Who was Hieronymus Bosch? Why do his strange and fantastical paintings resonate with art lovers now more than ever? How does he bridge the medieval and Renaissance worlds? Where did his unconventional and timeless creations come from? Discover the answers to these questions and more with The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch. The film features the critically acclaimed exhibition Jheronimus Bosch: Visions of Genius at Het Noordbrabants Museum in the southern Netherlands, which brought the majority of Bosch’s paintings and drawings together for the first time to his home town of Den Bosch and attracted almost half a million art lovers from all over the world.
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is the originator and the only multi-provider of exhibition films to the cinema. The feature-length documentary films are created with secured access to galleries and exhibitions worldwide. Upcoming films in the series at the Clark include I, Claude Monet on March 26, The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism on April 30, and Michelangelo: Love and Death on June 24. For more information, visit clarkart.edu.


The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 270,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
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