Together with the Art & History Museum and the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR), KU Leuven is launching an online open access application to view heritage objects dynamically and interactively online. This pixel+ viewer allows you to view centuries-old objects in a different light and reveal hidden details.
This book, written by Laura Tack, intends to map the agency of Gertrud Bing, in a way that Bing herself would have probably preferred. According to Bing, the ideal biography ought to merge the personal with the intellectual, since, what one experiences as a human being will also find its way into the academic oeuvre one leaves behind.
In this book dr. Annemie Leemans investigates the practical knowledge flux in early modern Europe, with a specific interest in art technological knowledge, which frequently appears in all-purpose recipe books.
The Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands is organising the fourth edition of its museum research school in 2020-2021.
This beautifully illustrated volume explores fourty-five remarkable books representing the immense variety and richness of the collections in the Maurits Sabbe Library.
Barbara Baert Visiting Fellow at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe BildEvidenz. Geschichte und Ästhetik at the Freie Universität (Berlin)
Barbara Baert will be Visiting Fellow at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe BildEvidenz. Geschichte und Ästhetik aan de Freie Universität (Berlin), in May 2020.
In this new book, Barbara Baert enters into a dialogue with academics, artists and artlovers on their favourite works of art.
Thanks to the KU Leuven research project Fingerprint we can now have a phenomenally detailed look at the Bruegel drawings.
The scholarly journal Simiolus has awarded Daan van Heesch the Bader Prize 2019 for his article “Paulus de Kempenaer and the Political Exploitation of Hieronymus Bosch in the Dutch Revolt”.
Ornamenta Sacra. Late Medieval and Early Modern Liturgical Objects in a European Context (1400-1800) (Brussels/Leuven, 24-26 October 2019)
This symposium is dedicated to the iconological and anthropological study of late medieval and early modern liturgical objects (1400-1800), once known as ornamenta sacra.