[ Seventh Art DVD / DVD ]
Release Date: Friday 20 October 2017
PG No Notes
This documentary celebrates the life and masterpieces of Hieronymus Bosch brought together from around the world to his hometown in the Netherlands as a one-off exhibition. With exclusive access to the gallery and the show, this stunning film explores this mysterious, curious, medieval painter who continues to inspire today's creative geniuses.
Over 420,000 people flocked to the exhibition to marvel at Bosch's bizarre creations but now, DVD audiences can enjoy a front row seat at Bosch's extraordinary homecoming from the comfort of their own home, anywhere in the world.
Expert insights from curators and leading cultural critics explore the inspiration behind Bosch's strange and unsettling works. Close-up views of the curiosities allow viewers to appreciate the detail of his paintings like never before. Bosch's legendary altarpieces, which have long been divided among museums, were brought back together for the exhibition and feature in the film.
The city of Den Bosch marked the 500th anniversary of the artist's death with a year of celebrations and this film provides a fitting finale.