The core of the Charter collection of the Old University, recognized as UNESCO documentary world heritage since 2013, consists of a series of magnificent privileges issued by popes and worldly rulers for the university, from its foundation in 1425 up to its abolition in 1797. These are joined by various other judicial and financial documents,…
You can now read all about the ‘digital fingerprint of Pieter Breugel’ as explained by Professor Lieve Watteeuw on the KU Leuven Stories website.
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).
Together with the Art & History Museum and the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR), KU Leuven is launching an online open access application to view heritage objects dynamically and interactively online. This pixel+ viewer allows you to view centuries-old objects in a different light and reveal hidden details.
The Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands is organising the fourth edition of its museum research school in 2020-2021.
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.
Thanks to the KU Leuven research project Fingerprint we can now have a phenomenally detailed look at the Bruegel drawings.