Barbara Baert discusses the Mantuan fresco’s key position in the iconographic Nachleben of the Kairos/Occasio figure, and the way the theme was accustomed in the Quattrocento and the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
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 have the sad duty to inform you of the sudden death of Paul Peeters, Managing Director of Peeters Publishers, with whom Illuminare regularly collaborated.
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.
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.
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.
In this book dr. Annemie Leemans investigates the practical knowledge flux in early modern Europe, with a specific interest in art technological knowledge, which frequently appears in all-purpose recipe books.
This book, written by Laura Tack, intends to map the agency of Gertrud Bing, in a way that Bing herself would have probably preferred. According to Bing, the ideal biography ought to merge the personal with the intellectual, since, what one experiences as a human being will also find its way into the academic oeuvre one leaves behind.
This beautifully illustrated volume explores fourty-five remarkable books representing the immense variety and richness of the collections in the Maurits Sabbe Library.