When Art Turned Day-Glo, Marking the Impact of Daylight Fluorescent Materials in New York Art from the 60's and 70's KU Leuven
This dissertation investigates the role and visual effects of daylight fluorescent (DayGlo) paints in Frank Stella’s works of the sixties. In the first part of the dissertation, a theoretical framework is developed through a step-by-step extraction of the logic of the Modernist theories of Clement Greenberg, Frank Stella, and Michael Fried. This framework helps to position Stella’s intentions and decisions, starting from the Black Paintings, ...
Towards a Mixed Definition of Art. The Ontology of U+2018First ArtU+2019 and the Historical Definitions of Art. Ghent University
In this investigation, I criticize the circularity of historical definitions of art through the problem of U+2018first artU+2019 and I develop a new mixed definition of art that takes into account historical as well as aesthetic features of art. Therefore, I will show that Kants theory of art bridges aesthetic and historical approaches and can direct us to a more refined definition of art.
When Art Turned DayGlo, Marking the Impact of Daylight Fluorescent Materials in New York Art from the 60s and 70s. University of Antwerp
When Art Turned Day-Glo, Marking the Impact of Daylight Fluorescent Materials in New York Art from the 60's and 70's. University of Antwerp
Art laundering: is it not time to develop a comprehensive enforcement model? The need for tailored criminalization, compliance and enforcement of art laundering activities KU Leuven
The art of giving. The role of art patronage in the creation of the collections of the fine arts museums of Antwerp, Bruges and Ghent (c.1800-c.1960). KU Leuven
Community-based ART in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons learnt from Community ART Groups in Tete province, Mozambique Institute of Tropical Medicine
The overall aim of this thesis is to document whether and how community-based ART can improve retention on ART in Mozambique, and assess whether there is a potential for community-based ART in other high HIV prevalence settings of the sub-Saharan region.
a) To describe the health system bottlenecks of decentralized HIV care in community embedded health facilities in Tete, ...
[Exhibition Project] James Ensor in context : Ensor and the history of European art from the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
Japan has only relatively recently strongly embraced the modern museum culture, which in Europe is also only 250 years old. Thus was the Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan (National Museum) ...
Art and Signaling in a Cultural Species KU Leuven
In recent years, the research field of the evolution of art has witnessed contributions from a wide range of disciplines across the "three cultures" (i.e., humanities, social sciences and natural sciences). In this thesis, I make both a critical review of existing explanations, and try to do elucidate the evolution of art by employing insights, methods and concepts from different disciplines (esp. biology, philosophy, and ...