This beautifully illustrated volume explores fourty-five remarkable books representing the immense variety and richness of the collections in the Maurits Sabbe Library.
CFP: Symposium XXII for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting (Bruges, 9-11 September 2020)
The Symposium XXII for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting invites you to submit an abstract on the theme: “‘Alla Maniera’: Technical art history and the meaning of style in 15th to 17th century painting.”
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.
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 the Study of Medieval Art 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.