Till-Holger Borchert Director, Musea Brugge in Brugge (Bruges), Belgium

Information

Member of CODART since 2001

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications

2014

Masterpieces in Detail: Early Netherlandish Art from van Eyck to Bosch
Till-Holger Borchert
New York and London (Prestel) 2014
ISBN-13: 978-3791381091

2013

The Book of Miracles
Till-Holger Borchert and Joshua P. Waterman,
Cologne (Taschen) 2013
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
ISBN 978-3-8365-4285-2

Staging the Court of Burgundy: Proceedings of the conference „The Splendour of Burgundy: a multidisciplinary approach“ 12 – 14 may 2009 in Bruges’
Till-Holger Borchert, Wim Blockmans, Johan Ostermans, Nele Gabriels and Anne van Oosterwijk
Turnhout & London 2013

2012

´Jan van Eyck: The Myth and the Documents´
Essay in The Road to Van Eyck, S. Kemperdick, F. Lammertse ed., pp. 83-88.
Rotterdam (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen) 2012

‘Form and Function of Van Eyck’s portraiture’
Essay in Vision and Material, M. De Mey, M. Maertens, C. Stroo ed., pp. 212-233
Brussel (KVAB Press) 2012

2011

‘Flemish Portrait painting’
Essay in Vorstelijk verzameld: Van Eyck – Gossaert – Bruegel. Meesterwerkern uit het Kunsthistorisches Museum Wenen, S. Ferino, T.Borchert, M. Sellink ed., pp. 23-42
Tielt (Lannoo) 2011

2010

‘Cranach the Elder in the Netherlands’
Essay in Cranach and his Time, G. Messling ed., pp. 26-39
Tielt – Parijs – Stuttgart 2010

2009

‘Un royaume du milieu à l’aube des temps modernes: la Savoie et les ducs de Bourgogne’
Essay in De van Dyck à Belotto: splendeurs à la cour de Savoie C. Spantigatti ed., pp. 29-34
Turijn 2009

2008

Jan van Eyck: Renaissance Realist
Till-Holger Borchert
Cologne (Taschen) 2008
ISBN-13: 978-3822856871

‘La périodisation en histoire de l’art: l’an 1500 dans l’aet de l’Europe du Nord’
Article in Perspectives. La revue de l’institut national d’historie de l’art, 2008 (4), pp. 762-766

2007

‘The Age of Dürer: Historiographical remarks on the problem of periodisation with reference to German art c. 1500’
Essay in Dürer and Cranach. Art and Humanism in Renaissance Germany, F. Checa ed., pp. 53-63 and 478-481
Madrid (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza) 2007

“From intuition to intellect: Max J. Friedländer and the verbalisation of connoisseurship”
Till-Holger Borchert
Article in Jaarboek Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen 2004/2005, published in 2007. Contribution written for the exhibition catalogue ExtravagAnt! 1500-1530: een kwarteeuw Antwerpse schilderkunst herontdekt, published on the occasion of an exhibition held in 2005 in Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) and in 2005-06 in Maastricht (Bonnefantenmuseum)

André Beauneveu: “No Equal in any Land”
Susan Nash, with essays by Till-Holger Bourchet and Jim Harris
Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name held in 2007 in Bruges (Groeningemuseum)
216 pp., 26 x 22 cm., 160 illustrations in color
London (Paul Holberton) 2007
ISBN 978-190347066-4

The forbidden empire: visions of the world by Chinese and Flemish masters
Conceived by Luc Tuymans and Yu Hui, with contributions by Till-Holger Borchert and others
Catalogue of exhibition held in 2007 in Brussels (BOZAR) and Beijing (Palace Museum)
207 pp., 34 cm.
Brussels (Bozar Books, Centre for Fine Arts and Mercatorfonds) 2007
ISBN: 978-90-6153-715-1

2006

Vlaamse primitieven in Brugge
Till-Holger Borchert
Thematic book for general public
96 pp., 30 cm.
Ghent and Amsterdam (Ludion) 2006
ISBN 90-5544-612-2

2005

Das Geheimnis des Jan van Eyck: die frühen niederländischen Zeichnungen und Gemälde in Dresden
Thomas Ketelsen and Uta Neidhardt, with the assistance of Konstanze Krüger and Christien Melzer and contributions by Till-Holger Borchert, Bodo Brinkmann, Georg Diets, Thera Folmer-van Oven, Oliver Hahn, Annette Hojer, Christine Kitzlinger, Konstanze Krüger, Christien Melzer, Silke Merchel, Erwin Pokorny, Ina Reiche, Christophe Schölzel and Olaf Simon
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2005 in Dresden (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden; Kupferstich-Kabinett; Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister) and in more limited form in 2005-06 in Bruges (Groeningemuseum)
264 pp., 30 cm.
Munich (Deutscher Kunstverlag) 2005
ISBN 3-422-06566-0
Also published in an adapted Dutch edition

ExtravagAnt! 1500-1530: een kwarteeuw Antwerpse schilderkunst herontdekt
Peter van den Brink and Maximiliaan P.J. Martens, with contributions by them as well as Dan Ewing, Till Borchert, Annick Born, Godehard Hoffmann, Micha Leeflang and Yao-Fen You.
Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in 2005 in Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) and in 2005-06 in Maastricht (Bonnefantenmuseum), for which it also serves as catalogue
239 pp., 29 cm.
Antwerp (Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten) 2005
ISBN 90-8586-005-9 (Dutch)
ISBN 90-8586-006-7 (English)

Ensor tot Bosch: naar een vlaamsekunstcollectie
Till-Holger Borchert, Dorine Cardyn-Oomen and Bruno Fornari, with contributions by Peter Carpreau and others
Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name held in 2005 in Brussels (Paleis van Schone Kunsten), in the series BOZAR books
192 pp., 28 cm.
Brussels (Mercatorfonds and Paleis voor Schone Kunsten) and Louvain (Davidsfonds) 2005
ISBN 90-809730-1-7

Memling’s portraits
Till-Holger Borchert, with contributions by Maryan W. Ainsworth, Lorne Campbell and Paula Nuttall
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2005 in Madrid (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza), Bruges (Groeningemuseum) and New York (Frick Collection)
191 pp., 31 cm.
Ghent and Amsterdam (Ludion) 2005
ISBN 90-5544-560-6 (hardbound)
ISBN 90-5544-550-9 (paperbound)

Hans Memling
Till-Holger Borchert
Book for the general public, published on the occasion of the exhibition Memling’s portrait, held in 2005 in Bruges (Groeningenmuseum)
Ghent and Amsterdam (Ludion)
48 pp., 30 cm.
ISBN 90-5544-549-5

2004

Fake or not fake: het verhaal van de restauratie van de Vlaamse primitieven
Hélène Verougstraete, Roger Van Schoute and Till-Holger Borchert, with contributions by Elisabeth Bruyns, Jacqueline Couvert, Rudy Pieters and Jean-Luc Pypaert
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held in 2004-05 in Bruges (Groeningemuseum)
160 pp., 27 x 22 cm., paperbound
Ghent and Amsterdam (Ludion) 2004
ISBN 90-5544-521-5

2002

The age of van Eyck: the Mediterranean world and early Netherlandish painting, 1430-1530
Till-Holger Borchert, with contributions by Andreas Beyer et al.
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2002 in Bruges (Groeningemuseum)
280 pp., 32 cm.
London (Thames & Hudson) 2002
ISBN 0-500-23795-6
Also published in Dutch and German editions

2000

L’homme au chaperon bleu, de Jan van Eyck
Till-Holger Borchert and Roxana Theodorescu
Monographic study of a painting by Jan van Eyck then in the National Museum of Art of Romania in Bucharest and now returned to the National Brukenthal Museum in Sibiu
47 pp., 31 cm.
Metz (Éditions Serpenoise) 2000
ISBN 2-87692-455-2

1998

“Hans Memling”
Hilde Lobelle-Caluwé and Till-Holger Borchert
Essay in thematic volume, Notities, edited by Maximiliaan P.J. Martens, accompanying catalogue of exhibition Brugge en de Renaissance: van Memling tot Pourbus held in 1998 in Bruges (Memlingmuseum – Oud Sint Janshospitaal), pp. 13-22
Stichting Kunstboek | Ludion 1998
ISBN 90-5544-236-4

“Adriaen Isenbrandt”
Hilde Lobelle-Caluwé and Till-Holger Borchert
Essay in thematic volume, Notities, edited by Maximiliaan P.J. Martens, accompanying catalogue of exhibition Brugge en de Renaissance: van Memling tot Pourbus held in 1998 in Bruges (Memlingmuseum – Oud Sint Janshospitaal), pp. 59-84
Stichting Kunstboek | Ludion 1998
ISBN 90-5544-236-4


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