CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Prof. Dr. Paul Vandenbroeck Professor, Illuminare - Studiecentrum voor Middeleeuwse Kunst (KU Leuven) in Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

Selected publications

2018

‘L’iconografia delle Tentazioni di sant’Antonio Abate di Jan Verbeeck’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Le tentazioni di sant’Antonio Abate. Arte e letteratura, pp. 15-51
Edited by Farida Simonetti  & Gianluca Zanelli
Genova (Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola / Scalpendi Editore) 2018

‘A suspect Paradise. Studies on the left panel and detail symbolism of Hieronymus Bosch’s so-called ‘Garden of Earthly Delights”
Essay in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual, 2017-2018, pp. 12-261
Paul Vandenbroeck
Antwerp (Garant Publishers) 2018

2017

A glimpse of the concealed. Body – intuition – art
Paul Vandenbroeck with an essay by Pé Vermeersch
Antwerp (BAi) 2017, 453 pp.

‘Utopia’s doom. The ‘Graal’ as Paradise of lust, the Sect of the Free Spirit and Jheronimus Bosch’s so-called ‘Garden of Earthly Delights”
Paul Vandenbroeck
Edited by Barbara Baert
Leuven (Peeters Publishers) 2017, 345 pp.

2014

The century of the Flemish Primitives. Late medieval painting in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
Paul Vandenbroeck
Antwerp (BAI) 2014, 144 pp.

2012

‘La relation entre ordre naturel et ordre moral dans le paysage flamand vers 1500/1520’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Fables du paysage flamand. Bosch, Bles, Brueghel, Bril, pp. 105-109
Edited by Alain Tapié & Michel Weemans
Paris-Lille (Somogy/Palais des Beaux-Arts) 2012

‘Nature, corporéalité et expérience du désir secondaire. Pourquoi les paysages sont apparus dans l’art du début du XVIème siècle’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Fables du paysage flamand. Bosch, Bles, Brueghel, Bril, pp. 49-55
Edited by Alain Tapié & Michel Weemans
Paris-Lille (Somogy/Palais des Beaux-Arts) 2012

‘The ‘nameless motif’ : on the cross-cultural iconography of an energetic form’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2010 [=2012], pp. 112-180

‘Capturing nameless energies, experiencing matrixial paradoxes. Syncretist sacred sites on the Canary Islands’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Loci sacri. Understanding sacred places, pp. 93-123
Edited by Thomas Coomans et al.
Leuven (Leuven University Press) 2012

‘The people’s vengeance on perfection. On the iconography of Hieronymus Bosch’s lost composition ‘Christ driving the traders from the temple”
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in On the trail of Bosch and Bruegel. Four paintings under cross-examination, pp. 103-121
Edited by Erma Hermens
London (Archetype Publications) 2012

2011

‘Disparates cargados de sentido. Cultura popular, ideología burguesa y recuperación nobiliaria. A propósito de una serie de tapices bruselenses según modelo del Bosco, in Los triunfos de Aracne’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Tapices flamencos de los Austrias en el Renacimiento, pp. 151-222
Edited by Fernando Checa Cremades & Bernardo García García
Madrid  (Fundación Carlos de Amberes) 2011

‘Meaningful caprices. Folk culture, middle class ideology (ca 1480-1510) and aristocratic recuperation (ca 1530-1570) : a series of Brussels tapestries after Hieronymus Bosch’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2009 [=2011], pp. 212-269

‘Matrix marmorea. The sub-symbolic iconography of the creative energies in Europe and North Africa, in New perspectives in iconology. Visual studies and anthropology’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in New perspectives in Iconology. Visual Studies and Anthropology, pp. 180-210
Edited by Barbara Baert
Brussels (ASP Publishers) 2011

‘Genre painting as a collective process of inversive selfdefinition,  c. 1400 – c. 1800. III. The beggar and the social outcast’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2009 [=2011], pp. 162-210

2010

‘Una novia entre heroínas, bufones y salvajes. La Solemne Entrada de Juana I de Castilla en Bruselas, 1496’Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in El legado de Borgoña. Fiesta y ceremonia cortesana en la Europa de los Austrias (1454-1648) (VIII Seminario Internacional de Historia) pp. 145-178
Edited by Krista de Jonge, Bernardo García García & Alicia Esteban Estríngana
Madrid (Fundación Carlos de Amberes/Marcial Pons Historia) 2010

‘Una novia entre heroínas, bufones y salvajes. La Solemne Entrada de Juana I de Castilla en Bruselas, 1496
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in El legado de Borgoña. Fiesta y ceremonia cortesana en la Europa de los Austrias (1454-1648) (VIII Seminario Internacional de Historia) pp. 145-178
Edited by Krista de Jonge, Bernardo García García & Alicia Esteban Estríngana
Madrid (Fundación Carlos de Amberes/Marcial Pons Historia) 2010

2009

‘Art for unknown consumers. The development of secular genres in Flemish art, 15th – 18th century’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in A story of the image, pp. 99 – 173
Singapore and Shanghai (National Museum and Shangai Art Museum) 2009

‘Sharing a table with strangers. The conception of man, behavioural codes and alterity in the new iconography in tapestries from the Southern Netherlands around 1500’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2007 [=2009], pp. 120 – 153

‘The energetics of an unknowable body. The sacred and the aniconic-sublime in early modern religious culture
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Backlit heaven. Power and devotion in the archdiocese Mechelen, pp. 174-204
Tielt and Mechelen (Lannoo and LAMOT) 2009

2008

Goswin Van der Weyden’s late medieval cycle of paintings representing the life of St. Dymphna. A study into the psycho-archaeology of a Flemish saint
Paul Vandenbroeck
Antwerp (Royal Museum of Fine Arts) 2008

‘Genre paintings as a collective process of inversive self-definition, c. 1400- c. 1800. II. The peasant and the concept of culture’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2006 [=2008], pp. 95-161

2007

Filips de Schone. De schoonheid en de waanzin
Edited by Paul Vandenbroeck and Miguel Ángel Zalama
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2006 in Burgos (Casa del Cordon) and in 2007 in Brugge (Bruggemuseum, Onthaalkerk Onze-Lieve-Vrouw)
302 pp
Brugge (Stad Brugge) 2007

2006

La belleza y la locura. Felipe I el Hermoso
Paul Vandenbroeck
Burgos (Casa del Cordón) 2006

‘Genre paintings as a collective process of inversive self-definition, c. 1400- c. 1800. I’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2003 [=2006], pp. 137-193

Late Gothic Mannerism in Antwerp. On the significance of a contrived style’
Paul Vandenbroeck
Article in Antwerp Royal Museum Annual 2004-05 [=2006], pp. 301-330

2004

Vírgenes canarias. Estudio de un encuentro cultural
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in El fruto de la fé. El legado artístico de Flandes en la Isla de La Palma en el siglo XVI, pp. 129-141
Edited by Bernardo García García
Madrid (Fundación Carlos de Amberes) 2004

2003

Jheronimus Bosch: de verlossing van de wereld
Paul Vandenbroeck
Monograph
432 pp., 26 cm.
Ghent-Amsterdam (Ludion) 2002 (=2003)
ISBN 90-5544-362-X (hardbound)

2001

‘ Hieronymus Bosch: the wisdom of the riddle’ Paul Vandenbroeck
Chapter in Hieronymus Bosch: the complete paintings and drawings
Ghent-Amsterdam-New York (Ludion/Harry N. Abrams) 2001, pp. 100-96
ISBN 0-8109-6735-9 (Abrams), hardbound

‘The Spanish inventarios reales and Hieronymus Bosch
Paul Vandenbroeck
Essay in Hieronymus Bosch. New insights into his life and work, pp. 49-64
Edited by Jos Koldeweij, Bernard Vermet & Barbara van Kooij
Rotterdam and Gent (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen/Nai/Ludion) 2001

1998

Fascinerende facetten van Vlaanderen. Over kunst en samenleving (Fascinating faces of Flanders. Through art and society)
Paul Vandenbroeck
Antwerp (Royal Museum of Fine Arts) 1998

1994

Hooglied: de beeldwereld van religieuze vrouwen in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden, vanaf de 13de eeuw
Paul Vandenbroeck
Catalogue of exhibition held in 1994 in Brussels (Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel)
Brussels (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) and Ghent (Snoeck) 1994
No ISBN

1989-90

Jheronimus Bosch zogenaamde Tuin der Lusten
Paul Vandenbroeck
Book-length article in Jaarboek Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, 1989, pp. 9-210 & 1990, p. 9-192

1985

Catalogus schilderijen 14e en 15e eeuw
Paul Vandenbroeck
Collection catalogue
Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) 1985
No ISBN