Exhibition catalogues

                  Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art has organized various exhibitions both in Belgium and abroad. Amongst the most recent are In Search of Utopia (2016, M – Museum Leuven), Hieronymus Cock – The Renaissance in Print (2013, M – Museum Leuven / Fondation Custodia, Paris), The Magnificent Middle…

Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts

The peer-reviewed series Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts, published by Peeters, was founded by Illuminare in 1984. It welcomes monographs, edited volumes, proceedings and collection catalogues that deal with the history of medieval illuminated manuscripts in all its different facets.   1: B. Cardon, R. Lievens and M. Smeyers, Typological Scenes from the Life of Jesus. A Manuscript…

Art & Religion

The series Art & Religion was founded in 2011 by the Iconology Research Group. Editor in chief is Barbara Baert (Leuven). The series welcomes monographs and themes in the interdisciplinary field between Christian iconography and religion of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity. Art & Religion focuses on how iconology as a field and method relates to…

Studies in Iconology

Studies in Iconology accepts original and interdisciplinary contributions in the broader field of art theory and art history. The series addresses an audience that seeks to understand any aspect and any deeper meaning of the visual medium along the history of mankind in the fields of philosophy, art history, theology and cultural anthropology. Studies in…

Iconologies

Iconology is a two-faced beast. To students, it is often presented as a functional subordinate to art history. In the practice of research, it transgresses the borders of its discipline and can devour whole universes of images. Indeed, iconology, as envisioned by Aby Warburg, is supposed to study images produced inside and outside the realm of…

Underdrawing and Technology in Painting

The international and interdisciplinary symposium Underdrawing and Technology in Painting (formerly Le dessin sous-jacent dans la peinture) is organized biennially by Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art (KU Leuven), the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels), the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and Musea Brugge (Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands). The peer-reviewed…

Other

       Daan van Heesch, Robrecht Janssen and Jan Van der Stock (eds.), Netherlandish Art and Luxury Goods in Renaissance Spain (London/Turnhout: Harvey Miller, 2018). Bart Fransen, Rogier Van der Weyden and Stone Sculpture in Brussels (London/Turnhout: Harvey Miller, 2013). Reimund Bieringer, Karlijn Demasure and Barbara Baert (eds.), To Touch or Not to Touch? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Noli me…