The exact date of birth is unknown, it is considered that he was born between 1525 and 1530. Beginning his career as an apprentice painter Pieter coecke van Aelst, in the future, it borrows the style of the infernal image of the reality of Hieronymus Bosch and inhabits his paintings of strange monsters.
In addition, the works of Bruegel is clearly seen carnival aesthetics inherent in his time. The master portrays a distorted world "inside out" — the world of stupidity. But stupidity is in the inverted world of the medieval folk festival had a very wide interpretation. It was called any deviation from the norm: drunkenness, gluttony, poverty, ugliness, corruption and so on. However, medieval man laughed always only on themselves. The culture of European carnival are fully based on seopardie. Prime examples of carnival art from Bruegel to name the painting "the Flemish Proverbs", "the Battle of carnival and Lent", "Blind", "the land of cockaigne", prints "a Feast of fat" and "skinny Feast".
In Europe the next three years (from 2018 to 2020) announced a three-year-old Flemish masters Peter Paul Rubens, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Jan van Eyck. In Europe and Russia held a variety of activities dedicated to these artists. The Exhibition "Brueghel. Inverted world" precedes the start of the program Flemish Masters and will be the main event of this pan-European campaign in Russia. Paintings Brueghel the Elder left in the world is very small, only 45, so in Russia they can only be seen in a multimedia format. None of the original artist in Russian museums there.
Besides being able to see the paintings themselves, in the multimedia hall you will hear stories about the works of Bruegel, told in the first person.