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Gerard David, Christ Nailed to the Cross, KMSKA.
Gerard David painted some of the most compelling and technically exquisite works in the Netherlands around 1500. This exhibition reunites three parts of a remarkable altarpiece for the first time in almost a century: two dramatic wings (Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp), which have been studied and conserved at the Getty Museum, and David's striking central panel, Christ Nailed to the Cross (...
Hans Memling, KMSKA.
To celebrate the completion of the conservation treatment of Christ with Singing and Music-making Angels by Hans Memling, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and the University of Antwerp organize a two day symposium. One of the highlights of the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp is Christ with Singing and Music-making Angels attributed to Hans Memling and assistants....
La pensée du regard
La pensée du regard. Études d'histoire de l'art du Moyen Âge offertes à Christian Heck (Brepols) is a book in honour of Professor Christian Heck. It contains 35 studies on medieval topics from eminent art historians including Till-Holger Borchert and Cyriel Stroo, among others. This homage to Heck celebrates an art historian of international stature. He is the former Curator and Director of...
Michiel Coxcie, Berlin, Gemäldegalerie © KIK-IRPA, Brussels.
On 9 and 10 February 2017 an international conference will be held on the copies of paintings of Flemish masters from the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries related to the Hispanic world. The event will take place at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) in Brussels and is organized in collaboration with the Spanish National Research Project COPIMONARCH. La copia pictórica en...
Anonymous, Mass of Saint Gregory, Groeninge Museum, Bruges.
Anonymous, Mass of Saint Gregory (detail), Groeninge Museum, Bruges. The Groeninge Museum recently acquired a late-medieval panel depicting the Mass of Saint Gregory. The intriguing subject became highly popular in Northern Renaissance painting during the 15th and early 16th century when the transubstantiation - the bread and wine offered at the sacrament of the Eucharist during mass changes...
Hans Memling, Saint John Altarpiece, Saint John's Hospital, Bruges.
The collection of Saint. John's Hospital (Sint-Janshospitaal) in Bruges is crucial for our understanding of the works produced by one of the greatest European masters of the 15th century: Hans Memling. It is there that Memling's only surviving signed and dated altarpieces canbe found. Actually ordered for the hospital and completed in 1479, inscriptions on the still-original frames cite Memling...
Conference: The Art of Law
Conference The Art of Law: Artistic Representations and Iconography of Law & Justice in Context from the Middle Ages to the First World War Recent years have witnessed a clear rise in scholarship on law and the visual, mostly originating in the wider field of law and the humanities. The conference The Art of Law: Artistic Representations and Iconography of Law & Justice in Context from...
Sint-Baafskathedraal Gent © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw.
Brothers Van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece (closed, after restoration), 1432, Sint-Baafskathedraal Gent © www.lukasweb.be - Art in Flanders vzw. After a conservation and restoration campaign of 4 years, dedicated to the exterior panels of the Ghent Altarpiece (1432) by the Brothers Van Eyck, the panels have been brought back to the Doopkapel in St Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent. The restoration campaign was...
Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders
Several Flemish research centres, universities and art museums collaboratively organise the third edition of the Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders in the summer of 2017. After the success of the two previous editions with a focus on Jan van Eyck and Peter Paul Rubens, this edition zooms in on Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Sculpture. The target group for the course are...
Pieter Pourbus, Last Judgement, Groeninge Museum, Bruges.
In the Fall of 2017, the Groeninge Museum is organising the exhibition Pieter Pourbus and the Claeissens Family. The Bruges painting world in the second half of the 16th Century (12 October 2017 - 21 January 2018). This exhibition examines a period of the Bruges' history of art that is less known than the heavily studied 15th Century of the Flemish Primitives. The art of painting in Bruges,...