On Tuesday 13 April Jeroen Luyckx will present a paper on Cornelis I (d. 1528) and Willem Liefrinck (d. c. 1536–46), the brothers who laid the foundation for what would grow to be a dynasty of printmakers.
The proceedings of the conference Imaging Utopia: New Perspectives on Northern Renaissance Art are published! In this book, several leading experts in the field of art history reflect on the theme Imaging Utopia in diverse and inventive ways.
We are very happy and honoured to announce that Prof. Dr. Matt Kavaler from the University of Toronto has become an Honorary Fellow of Illuminare.
Maarten Bassens won the prestigious 2021 Ricciardi Prize for Best Article by a Young Scholar by Master Drawings (New York)
Maarten Bassens won the prestigious 2021 Ricciardi Prize for Best Article by a Young Scholar by Master Drawings (New York). In his contribution, Maarten shed light on Jan Verbeeck, a 16th-century enigmatic draughtsman from Mechelen.
Lecture: “De beroering van de religieuze ruimte. De belevingswereld van de laatmiddeleeuwse kerkgangers in de Antwerpse Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk”
On Friday 5 March Wendy Wauters will give a lecture on the sensory and ritual experience in the Antwerp Church of Our Lady (c. 1450-1566), organised by the Ruusbroecgenootschap (Universiteit Antwerpen).
Published: “Signed ‘PAN’. Erwin Panofsk’s (1892-1968) ‘The History of Art as a Humanistic Discipline’ (Princeton, 1938)”
This newly published book entitled “Signed ‘PAN’. Erwin Panofsk’s (1892-1968) ‘The History of Art as a Humanistic Discipline’ (Princeton, 1938)” is written by Barbara Baert.
The images analyzed in this book, written by Ivan Gérat, give each viewer the possibility to interact with Saint Elizabeth’s unique spiritual way, which was nurtured by various sources, including moments of spontaneous inspiration.
From June 2020 on the manuscripts of the collection of the Mayor Seminary in Bruges are studied and conserved by Lieve Watteeuw and the team of the Book Heritage Lab (2020-2023).
Published: “The Weeping Rock. Revisiting Niobe through ‘Paragone’, ‘Pathosformel’ and Petrification”
This newly published book on Niobe’s transformation into a weeping rock is written by Barbara Baert.