Hieronymus Bosch. Professor of nightmares

Strange, weird, frightening – the most frequent epithets mentioned to describe the paintings of Bosch. All the superstitions and fears that tortured the medieval man, are reported in his works. It is no coincidence that his world- known painting "Garden of earthly delights", represents the human kind trapped in its own sins and absorbed all the atmosphere of the epoch, has become a symbol of the Middle Age.

Around 30 paintings are attributed to Bosch even though only seven of them actually bear his signature. None of the paintings were titled by the master during his lifetime; all the titles were given to his work by art historians later on. Less is known about his private life - he came from a family of hereditary artists, married favorably, had no children, was a member of a religious organization - the Brotherhood of the Virgin Mary. So who is Hieronymus Bosch?

Some say he is a surrealist artist, an "honorary professor of nightmares".

Some insist that his paintings contain encrypted secret formulas used by alchemists, astrologers and sorcerers at the time. And some believe he was a heretic, a follower of some banned sects, even though he is known to have been an extremely religious person.

At the exhibition "BOSCH. Professor of nightmares" you will see a real carnival of terrible and at the same time attractive works of the painter. The Cinema360 technology will allow you to merge inside the famous triptych Bosch "Garden of earthly delights."

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