Arts and culture

art history resources of Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe is a fantastic art history site with a lot of links.

UbuWeb is a large educational resource for avant-garde material available on the internet, founded in 1996 by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. It offers visual, concrete and sound poetry, including film and sound art archives.

with - amongst other things - online museums about James Ensor, George Minne and the Flemish primitives

Another nice site is that of the Victoria and Albert Museum (London).

The website, "Closer to Van Eyck, Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece" allows you to study the masterpiece "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" by Hubert and Jan Van Eyck. You can zoom in on every inch of the artwork from 1432. You can also take a look under the paint surface.

Hans Op De Beeck is an interesting Belgian visual artist living and working in Brussels

The Google Art Project is also worth a visit.

The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operational worldwide, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations, including the exchange of films, music, theatre, and literature. It was founded in 1951.

View the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

David Darts links arts with technology. He is inventor of the PirateBox.

BLA BLA: watch and join

The Space is a commissioner of digital art, founded by the BBC and Arts Council England. On this site visitors can explore exciting new digital art made by emerging and established artists from around the world. It is up to us to judge of course. is an online magazine covering creative talent in art, culture, music, film, fashion, design, travel & food from Maghreb to Mashriq & beyond. East meets West in English and Dutch. Read for instance Hiam Abbass: ‘Sometimes they call me ‘the engaged actress’, but I’m mainly engaged for my art’ by Charis Bastin.


Beautiful photograhy of ruins of Detroit by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre