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,…
Since 1932, the Francqui Foundation of Belgium annually awards the Francqui Prize. This important recognition is granted by an international jury, to a Belgian scientist under the age of 50. The Francqui Prize, alternating between Medicine, Exact Sciences and Humanities is given by his Majesty the King of Belgium during a ceremony which takes place…
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…
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.
On November 20 2018 Barbara Baert will give a lecture entitled “Kairós, or the Right Moment, in Christian Nachleben & Iconology”, organised by the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Università di Bologna.
On September 30 2018 Barbara Baert will give a lecture entitled “Rondom de zeef. Motief, symbool, hermeneutiek“, organised by the “Belgische School voor Psychoanalyse“.
The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA) organised the Bruegel Success Story Colloquium, which took place in Brussels from 12 to 14 September 2018. Maarten Bassens, Daan van Heesch, Joris Van Grieken and Lieve Watteeuw (Illuminare) presented papers at the conference. You can read their abstracts here.
On May 25 2018 Barbara Baert will give a lecture entitled “Kairos – Pathosformel – Grisaille. Dénouements du moment opportun” on the “Nœuds & plis dans l’art conference.”
Hildegard of Bingen, the renowned twelfth-century theologian, composer, poet, and mystic, continues to inspire and excite people. In 2018, KU Leuven is showcasing her life and work in an exhibition, conference and concert.
On 20 October 2016, the KU Leuven coffered a doctorate honoris causa to Lorne Campbell (1946).