“Axel Rüger”
María Cristina Masaveu Peterson Foundation, Madrid

Axel Rüger

On Sunday, February 20, 2022, as part of the VII Ibero-American Patronage Awards, the Callia Foundation organized the “The Luck of Giving” meetings at the María Cristina Masaveu Peterson Foundation, with the participation of Axel Rüger, executive director of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

Rüger has previously been director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Mesdag Collectie Museum in The Hague. He has an important and distinguished professional career as curator of the Dutch Painting department at the National Gallery in London, where he contributed to the study and visibility of 17th-century Dutch art in the collection.