CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

About CODART’s publications

CODARTfeatures are published monthly by CODART. The articles provide information on current curatorial developments, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator. They are meant for everyone interested in Dutch and Flemish art around the globe.

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Submissions are encouraged on painting, sculpture, graphic arts, tapestry, and applied arts from the Low Countries, as well as curatorial history, art conservation, technical studies, and museum studies. Submissions are accepted at any time. Are you interested in writing a CODARTfeature? Please contact for further information.

The CODART Canon is a selection of 100 Dutch and Flemish works of art dating from before 1750 that are of particular importance to the history of art. The list was compiled by CODART members before it was subject to a public vote in 2019.

In May 2021, CODART published 100 Masterpieces Dutch and Flemish art (1350-1750). This book brings together all works of art in the Canon and includes entries by no less than one hundred different curators from twenty countries. Each describe one work of art and explain why, according to them, the work is so special.

Coinciding with the publication of the Canon book a special website was launched that offers detailed information on all of the Canon’s 100 masterpieces and serves as starting point to explore the artworks.

The CODART eZine was the bi-annual digital magazine of the international network for curators of Dutch and Flemish art, published by the Stichting CODART from 2012 through 2018. The eZine provided information on curators and their collections, as well as research projects, new publications, and the Friends of CODART.

All eZine articles have been republished as a feature and are accessible on Use the filter to browse for separate issues of the CODART eZine.

The CODART Courant was the bi-annual newsletter of the international council for curators of Dutch and Flemish art, published by CODART from 1998 to 2011. It focused on Dutch and Flemish art in museums all around the world and the curators in charge of these collections. The CODART Courant featured news headings, introductions to lesser known collections, opinion articles and interviews concerning the work of the curator and news about CODART and its activities. Some articles have been republished as a feature, additionally all 21 issues are available in PDF-format on this page.

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