Hieronymous Bosch: A Day of Earthly Delights
A curator talk, documentary, and big-screen slide show explore why painter Hieronymous Bosch still influences, fascinates, and astonishes 500 years after his death.
- When Sat 27 Aug 2016, 11:00am–5:00pm
Soundings Theatre, Level 2
- Cost Free entry
Come to a day of events celebrating the Netherlandish artist Hieronymous Bosch (about 1450–1516).
- Watch Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil, a recent documentary in which art historians try to solve the mysteries of the artist’s remaining paintings, and test their authenticity.
- See a slide show of art works by Bosch and other artists of his time, accompanied by a recording of medieval music.
- Hear a talk from art curators Mark Stocker and Chelsea Nichols about the hellish world of Hieronymus Bosch, and his impact on Surrealists and us today.
- Explore Bosch’s masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights using an interactive touch screen to zoom in on the painting’s details. Available 11am–5pm in the Soundings Theatre Foyer, Level 2.
First screening and slideshow
11am–12.25pm: Screening of Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil
12.30pm–1pm: Slide show of art works by Bosch and his contemporaries
Art curator talk
1pm–2pm: Talk on Bosch by art curators Mark Stocker and Chelsea Nichols (plus introductory words from the Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Second slideshow and screening
2pm–2.30pm: Repeat of slide show of art works by Bosch and his contemporaries
2.30pm–4pm: Repeat screening of Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil