These special pieces are part of the cultural festival "Antwerp
Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires“ was created and was shown at the M HKA Antwerp from June 1st to September 16th, 2018 as part of the exhibition “Sanguine/Bloodred Luc Tuymans on Baroque" shown.
Afterwards, interested parties had the opportunity to visit the entire exhibition at the Fondazione Prada in Milan from October 2018 to February 2019. Both exhibitions were curated by Luc Tuymans.
Jonathan Johnson devoted himself here to the aspect of souvenirs and, with his installation of a golden chewing gum machine, allowed the visitor to become part of the exhibition.
While up to now one was used to looking at art only with one's eyes, here touching and touching was expressly allowed and encouraged.
Visitors could draw their own Msters of the Baroque from the machine with a specially made coin, which could be purchased at the museum ticket office:
Five different signet rings engraved from original paintings by the old masters, which were themselves part of the exhibition.
Weather in Caravaggio. Rubens. Zurbaran. Van Dyck. Brouwers.