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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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Oct 12, 2016

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New publications by Barbara Baert

The fourth, fifth and sixth book appeared in the series 'Studies in Iconology', the latest publications by professor Barbara Baert, fellow at Illuminare - Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (University of Leuven). 

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Sep 20, 2016

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The Codex Eyckensis Project: Kick-Off

Today, the 20th of September 2016, the Codex Eyckensis Project will be launched at the Book Heritage Lab (KU Leuven). Under the supervision of Professor Lieve Watteeuw, the 8th-century Codex will be examined whether its condition is still satisfactory. She will compile an exhaustive report on the state of the manuscript, to enable other scholars to monitor its evolution. In addition the techniques and pigments used by the miniaturist will be mapped out and recorded.

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Aug 29, 2016

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NEW PUBLICATION ON THE LOCUS AMOENUS BY BARBARA BAERT

'Locus Amoenus' and the Sleeping Nymph is the third book that appeared in the series 'Studies in Iconology' and the latest publication by professor Barbara Baert, fellow at Illuminare - Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (University of Leuven).  

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Jul 24, 2016

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Discover the RICH Project for Art-technical Research and Imaging of Medieval Illuminations

Discover the RICH Project for Art-technical Research and Imaging of Medieval Illuminations The RICH team (KU Leuven) developed a performant devise for monitoring illuminations with photometric stereo. Detailed characteristics and topography of illuminations and manuscripts can be revealed and studied in depth with the microdome. View the short film demonstrating the Illuminare research environment during the study of an early 14th-century Flemish Antiphonary.

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