Illuminare Image Database

The Illuminare Image Database (IID), to be launched in 2018, is an open access research database for medieval and early modern illuminated manuscripts. The database consists of more than 19,000 digitised slides with accompanying metadata (in English) from the archival collections of Illuminare. The slide collection was assembled by the centre between 1983 and 1999. Most…

Exhibition catalogues

                  Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art has organized various exhibitions both in Belgium and abroad. Amongst the most recent are In Search of Utopia (2016, M – Museum Leuven), Hieronymus Cock – The Renaissance in Print (2013, M – Museum Leuven / Fondation Custodia, Paris), The Magnificent Middle…

Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts

The peer-reviewed series Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts, published by Peeters, was founded by Illuminare in 1984. It welcomes monographs, edited volumes, proceedings and collection catalogues that deal with the history of medieval illuminated manuscripts in all its different facets.   1: B. Cardon, R. Lievens and M. Smeyers, Typological Scenes from the Life of Jesus. A Manuscript…

Art & Religion

The series Art & Religion was founded in 2011 by the Iconology Research Group. Editor in chief is Barbara Baert (Leuven). The series welcomes monographs and themes in the interdisciplinary field between Christian iconography and religion of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity. Art & Religion focuses on how iconology as a field and method relates to…

Studies in Iconology

Studies in Iconology accepts original and interdisciplinary contributions in the broader field of art theory and art history. The series addresses an audience that seeks to understand any aspect and any deeper meaning of the visual medium along the history of mankind in the fields of philosophy, art history, theology and cultural anthropology. Studies in…