Architectural Exhibitions in U+2018FlandersU+2019 as Vehicles for Architectural Culture and Catalysts towards Architecture Policy, 1983-2010 Ghent University
This project studies how architectural exhibitions in U+2018FlandersU+2019 between 1983 and 2010 have served as medium for a public architectural cultural debate, and how they have contributed to the development of an architectural policy. Through a database of architectural exhibitions and through annotated digital reconstructions of exhibition installations of eight cases, digital humanities methods are developed for exhibition historical ...
European Cinema Audiences is a comparative cinema heritage project that explores European film
cultures in the post-WWII period. The project, funded by the Arts&Humanities Research Council
(2018-2021) is led by Ghent University, Oxford Brookes University and De Montfort University. It
stands from the British Academy/Leverhulme fund (2015-2017). The applicant Van de Vijver was
granted this Arts&Humanities Research ...
Marcel Broodthaers and cinema. University of Antwerp
Cultural diplomacy avant la lettre? The Circulation of Belgian art in the Southern Cone,1850-1914. KU Leuven
An overlooked fact in Belgium’s colonial history is that Belgian ambitions reached beyond Africa and Congo. Even less well known is the role played by art in these projects. Between 1850 and 1914 several 'colonies Belges' were established in the Southern cone (Argentine, Chile and Uruguay). These agricultural and industrial settlements were realized by entrepreneurs and private organizations and were motivated by on the one hand imperialist ...
Down to the Ground: a historical, visual and scientific analysis of coloured grounds in Netherlandish paintings, 1550-1650 Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
[Exhibition Project] James Ensor. Dreams of mother-of-pearl Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
Screening Michael Sweerts en Michaelina Wautier. The added value of advanced imaging for characterising 17th-century Brussels's painting. KU Leuven
Recently a number of fake 17th-century Netherlandish paintings has come on the market and rocked the world of art historians, curators, collectors and art dealers. One of the paintings that caused a great deal of controversy is a Portrait of a Man by Frans Hals that later has been revealed as false. Although some technological research had be done on the painting, the then used research methods were not enough to make the difference between ...