In “Op een dag zonder datum” schrijft Barbara Baert tien brieven aan auteurs of kunstenaars die haar ontroeren en inspireren. Haar brieven vormen een variant op het genre van de ekphrasis: de virtuoze evocatie van kunst binnenin de taal.
Wendy Wauters, associated researcher bij Illuminare, neemt je mee naar de zinderende 16de eeuw alsof je er zelf bij was
Published: “Born to be Glorified” Assumptionist Altarpieces in the Final Phase of the Spanish ‘Reconquista’
Out now: “Born to be Glorified” Assumptionist Altarpieces in the Final Phase of the Spanish ‘Reconquista’. In his latest publication, Paul Vandenbroeck discusses Hans Memling’s altarpiece for the high altar of Santa María la Real in Nájera (1483-1494), one of the most spectacular Flemish art works in the Iberian Peninsula.
Barbara Baert’s publication “Pneuma and the Visual Arts in the Middle Ages and Early Modernity” is now a standard work in Japan. The book was translated by Professor Junko Ninagawa (Kansai University in Osaka) and the translation was published this year.
Published: “Ornamenta Sacra. Late Medieval and Early Modern Liturgical Objects in a European Context”
Out now: Ornamenta Sacra. Late Medieval and Early Modern Liturgical Objects in a European Context, eds. Ralph Dekoninck, Marie-Christine Claes and Barbara Baert (Art & Religion), Peeters Publishers, 2022. This volume is dedicated to the study of late medieval and early modern liturgical objects, once known as ornamenta sacra.
On 26 and 27 March 2022 the international Symposium “The Imagery of Wind” will take place on the occasion of the Japanese translation of Barbara Baert’s book Pneuma and the Visual Medium in the Middle Ages and Early Modernity (Peeters, 2016).
Out now: The Right Moment. Essays Offered to Barbara Baert, Laureate of the 2016 Francqui Prize in Human Sciences, on the Occasion of the Celebratory Symposium at the Francqui Foundation, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018
Using unique and expertly developed cases – from prehistoric cave paintings up to the meaning of rain in photography and cinema – Barbara Baert’s book casts new light on a theme that is both ecological and iconological, both natural and cultural-historical.
In February Barbara Baert’s book review on Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe by Caroline Walker Bynum was published in the Historians of Netherlandish Art Review.
This newly published book entitled “Petrifying Gazes- Danaë and the Uncanny Space” is written by Barbara Baert.