Resulting from years of international research, this book is the first complete overview of the sixteenth-century Enclosed Gardens of the Museum Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen, edited by Lieve Watteeuw and Hannah Iterbeke.
Jeroen Luyckx, PhD Candidate at Illuminare, has received a fellowship from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
An article about our project Digital Corpus of Flemish Retables appeared in the Flemish-Dutch cultural magazine Ons Erfdeel, written by Hannah De Moor: “Schitterende kijkkasten. Vlaamse retabels verzameld in digitaal corpus”.
Published: “Interruptions & Transitions. Essays on the Senses in Medieval and early Modern Visual Culture”
This recent work by Barbara Baert discusses how the connection between the experiences of the senses in the medieval and early modern visual culture, the hermeneutics of imagery, and the reflection on the limits and possibilities of the Art Sciences in the 21st century became much more prominent.
The organizers of the exhibition invited the FINGERPRINT Project (KU Leuven, Illuminare, KBR & KIK) to demonstrate the ongoing research in one of the ‘technical cabinets’ incorporated in the exhibition display in the Kunsthistorisch Museum.
From November 1 – November 30 2018 Barbara Baert will be Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies from the Università di Bologna at the Dipartimento delle Arti.
Illuminare is proud to announce Netherlandish Art and Luxury Goods in Renaissance Spain, a fascinating collection of essays that explores the diverse ways in which Netherlandish art permeated the artistic landscape of Spain from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. The lavishly illustrated volume, edited by Daan van Heesch, Robrecht Janssen and Jan Van der Stock,…
The fifteenth century represents both the high point of Flemish miniature painting and a turning point in the history of the medieval manuscript. The art of illumination enjoyed unprecedented success in the Burgundian Netherlands. From the accession of John the Fearless (1404) until the death of Mary of Burgundy (1482), skilled craftsmen, copyists, bookbinders and…