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Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil

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Esker Foundation

1011, 9th Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 0H7

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In 2016, the Noordbrabants Museum in the Dutch city of Den Bosch held a special exhibition devoted to the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who died 500 years ago. This late-medieval artist lived his entire life in the city, causing uproar with his fantastical and utterly unique paintings in which hell and the devil always played a prominent role. In preparation for the exhibition, a team of Dutch art historians crisscrosses the globe to unravel the secrets of his art, using infrared cameras to examine the sketches beneath the paint, in the hope of discovering more about the artist’s process.

Dir. Pieter van Huystee, 2015, 89 mins.

Dutch, English, Italian, and Spanish with English subtitles.

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