Face to Face with Hugo Van Der Goes: Old Master, New Interpretation (Hardcover)
- This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Face to face with Death. Hugo van der Goes, Old Masters and New Interpretations at the Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges from 28 October 2022 to 5 February 2023. Expo in Berlin expected
An 'atypical' Flemish primitive unravelled: Hugo van der Goes In this fascinating introduction to the work and life of Flemish Primitive Hugo van der Goes (c. 1440-1482/1483), several experts and researchers shed light on the virtuosity of the master himself. The Death of the Virgin is one of the most important works in Musea Brugge's world-renowned collection of Early Netherlandish painting. After an intensive five-year restoration, the masterpiece has come into its own again, with many brilliant elements, a bright color palette and newly uncovered details. Face to Face with Hugo van der Goes - Old Master, New Interpretation offers an insight into the timeless yet contemporary character of the masterpiece and pays attention to the iconic value of a work waiting to be discovered. With text contributions by Matthias Depoorter, Lieven De Visch, Marijn Everaarts, Sibylla Goegebuer, Griet Steyaert and Anne van Oosterwijk.