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The five installations along the walls of the gallery space refer to the starting point of the exhibition: old art catalogues with masterpieces by Caravaggio, Van Eyck, Ingres, etc.

Press Release

It had been commonly accepted in art history that details were of the utmost importance in the new élan that arose in 15th century painting, not least because of the exceptionally high quality of their technical execution. In 2001, however, David Hockney published his polemic The Secret Knowledge, in which he demolished the myth of the genius of the Renaissance painter by attributing the …

It had been commonly accepted in art history that details were of the utmost importance in the new élan that arose in 15th century painting, not least because of the exceptionally high quality of their technical execution. In 2001, however, David Hockney published his polemic The Secret Knowledge, in which he demolished the myth of the genius of the Renaissance painter by attributing the stylistic innovations to the painter's use of optical devices such as mirrors and lenses. The investigation into early forms of photography in artistic creation, is what links Hockney's research to …

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13 rue du Canal
Brussels, BE