Niko Pirosmani never could have known that his works would travel the entire continent after his death. Destitute at the time of his passing one hundred years ago, the Georgian artist’s work is now worth millions. Pirosmani didn’t achieve international recognition until after his death, inspiring greats such as Picasso.
Even as a teenager, Gian Lorenzo Bernini spent his free time working with a hammer, chisel and block of marble. Over 300 years after his death, this prodigy of the Baroque movement is still highly praised by art aficionados from every corner of the world. Gosselin Mobility is currently taking part of Bernini’s oeuvre on a unique journey to a few of these very corners.
After more than 42 years, Antwerp has said farewell to the Lauranda, the ship docked next to the medieval fortress Het Steen. The specialists at Gosselin’s subsidiary, Heavy were charged with the delicate task of towing the inland navigation vessel away.