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Mar 31, 2017

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Daan van Heesch

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Lecture: The Mayer van den Bergh Breviary

The Mayer van den Bergh Breviary is one of the most elaborate and rich manuscripts of the Ghent-Bruges school, which represents the last and also the most prolific episode in Flemish manuscript production. On 20 april 2017 Lieve Watteeuw will give a lecture about this masterpiece of miniature art from the Southern Netherlands: she will discuss the origin, the style and iconography of its miniatures and the study and restoration of the manuscript.

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Mar 27, 2017

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Daan van Heesch

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HNA CONFERENCE 2018 - Call for papers

The Conference Program Committee of The Historians of Netherlandish Art solicits paper proposals for the organization’s quadrennial conference, to be held in Ghent, May 24-26, 2018. They welcome proposals for papers that present new directions in the study of Netherlandish art between 1350 and 1750. Sessions will be two hours long, generally including four papers of 20 minutes in length with ample time for discussion. A series of workshops will also be announced when registration for the conference opens. 

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Mar 13, 2017

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Daan van Heesch

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Floortje Clerix awarded the IMRS/Lectio Prize

Floortje Clerix (°1994), student employee at Illuminare, has been awarded the IMRS/Lectio Prize for her master’s thesis. Her thesis, entitled Gebedenboek in de stijl van de Meester van Karel V. Studie van een Zuid-Nederlands verlucht handschrift (ca. 1520-1530), was supervised by prof. Lieve Watteeuw. Clerix studied the provenance of the manuscript, made a codicological analysis, examined the miniatures and questioned the attribution to the Master of Charles V.

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Mar 3, 2017

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Daan van Heesch

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Blood and Tears: Albrecht Bouts and the Image of the Passion

Beginning on 9 March, the exhibition Blut und Tränen: Albrecht Bouts und das Antlitz der Passion (Blood and Tears: Albrecht Bouts and the Image of the Passion) is to be viewed in the Suermondt-Ludwig Museum in Aachen. The exhibition was on display last Spring in the Musée national d'histoire et d'art Luxembourg. This was in collaboration with the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) in Brussels.

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Nov 3, 2016

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Barbara Baert at the CRRS (University of Toronto)

On 15 November 2016 Professor Barbara Baert will give a lecture, entitled Skull-Platter. How and Where Does Sculpture Begin? (The Johannesschüssel as Ontology) in The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) at Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Baert will give a lecture on the Johannesschüssel, a three-dimensional simulacrum of the head of John the Baptist on a platter, as Ontology. She will examine this peculiar sculptural genre through both its material and linguistic connotations.

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