This beautifully illustrated volume explores fourty-five remarkable books representing the immense variety and richness of the collections in the Maurits Sabbe Library.
Barbara Baert Visiting Fellow at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe BildEvidenz. Geschichte und Ästhetik at the Freie Universität (Berlin)
Barbara Baert will be Visiting Fellow at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe BildEvidenz. Geschichte und Ästhetik aan de Freie Universität (Berlin), in May 2020.
In this new book, Barbara Baert enters into a dialogue with academics, artists and artlovers on their favourite works of art.
Thanks to the KU Leuven research project Fingerprint we can now have a phenomenally detailed look at the Bruegel drawings.
The scholarly journal Simiolus has awarded Daan van Heesch the Bader Prize 2019 for his article “Paulus de Kempenaer and the Political Exploitation of Hieronymus Bosch in the Dutch Revolt”.
Ornamenta Sacra. Late Medieval and Early Modern Liturgical Objects in a European Context (1400-1800) (Brussels/Leuven, 24-26 October 2019)
This symposium is dedicated to the iconological and anthropological study of late medieval and early modern liturgical objects (1400-1800), once known as ornamenta sacra.
On 17 September 2019 LECTIO (Leuven Centre for the Study of the Transmission of Texts and Ideas) and Illuminare – Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Art (KU Leuven) organise a round table on “Netherlandish Carved Altarpieces in the Nordic Regions” together.
Jeroen Luyckx, PhD Candidate at Illuminare, has received a fellowship from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
A selection of conserved manuscripts is on display at the Maurits Sabbe Library (Charles Deberiotstraat 26), from 26th of June until 4th of October 2019.
An article about our project Digital Corpus of Flemish Retables appeared in the Flemish-Dutch cultural magazine ons erfdeel / de lage landen, written by Hannah De Moor.