The city of Brussels has always been an industrial place, always far out-shined by Amsterdam as a key center for art and architecture in the low country. There are, however, two works that stand out. The good Burghers of the Netherlands had a tidy little country. They were hard-working, industrious and open-minded. This is, of course, what got them into trouble, particularly when this sense of acceptance collided with the very unruly 20th Century.