12 mei 2018

The Bruegel Success Story. Creative Process, Imitation, Emulation, Workshop Organization and Business Strategies

The Bruegel dynasty, defined here as Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his artistic progeny, traded on its success for more than a century. Recent new hypotheses on the creative process and the chronology of the output of the family’s founder as well as an increasing interest in the careers and artistic production of the members of the second and third generations encourage further inquiry and reassessment.

Within the same family, creative genius inspired emulation, imitation and repetition. The careers led by the different members of the Bruegel dynasty, their working methods, the transmission of skills, the passing-down of models, workshop organization and in certain cases, large-scale production, collaboration within and outside the workshop, the role of patrons and the art market are among the many fascinating themes that are open for investigation.

Although priority will be given to technical studies, new biographical data, especially on lesser-known members of the family, will also be highly welcomed. Other proposals will be considered if they offer new insights into the interpretation and reception of works by members of the Bruegel dynasty. These could include studies on sixteenth and seventeenth-century artists influenced by the Bruegel tradition.

 

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AGENDA

26-28/09/2018, Reykjavík - Iceland
The Icelandic section of the Nordic Association of Conservators is pleased to announce the XXI NKF Congress – Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: prevention and recoveries to be held in Reykjavík, Iceland 26 – 28 September 2018. [Meer]
27-28/09/2018, Paris - France
L'Araafu propose la formation : Les sorbants : principes et applications [Meer]
15-26/10/2018, Buenos Aires - Argentina
The Getty Conservation Institute are pleased to announce their CAPS (Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces) workshops taking place in South America in October 2018. [Meer]
15-26/10/2018, Lisbon - Portugal
This two-week workshop will make course participants familiar with the RE-ORG methodology. Working in a team in a real museum context, participants will practice every step, from preparation to condition assessment, planning and implementation of the storage re-organization project. [Meer]
 

BRK NIEUWS

19 juli 2018
Postprints: Keuzes en dilemma's in de conservatie-restauratie/Choix et dilemmes en conservation-restauration [Meer]
09 juni 2018
De BRK-APROA zal vertegenwoordigd zijn op Renoresto 2018 (4-5 oktober 2018). [Meer]
26 april 2018
Een parel van de art-deco-stijl. Op zaterdag 26 mei organiseert de beroepsvereniging een studiedag en een rondleiding in het gemeentehuis van Vorst (Brussel) om 10:00. Het ontwerp werd gebouwd omstreeks 1935 en werd ingehuldigd in 1938 door architect Jean-Baptiste Dewin (bekend voor zijn realisaties van woningen en ziekenhuizen). [Meer]
22 april 2018
De Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen is momenteel op zoek naar een monumentenwachter interieur (m/v). [Meer]