Oog in Oog met Hugo van der Goes: Oude meester, nieuwe blik
Matthias Depoorter, Lieven De Visch, Marijn Everaarts, Sibylla Goegebuer, Griet Steyaert, Anne van Oosterwijk
Musea Brugge & Hannibal, 2022
In this fascinating introduction to the work and life of the Flemish primitive Hugo van der Goes (ca. 1440−1482/1483), various experts and researchers shed light on the virtuosity of the master himself. His Death of Mary is one of the most important works in the world-famous collection of Flemish paintings of Musea Brugge. After an intensive five-year restoration, the masterpiece comes into its own again with countless beautiful elements, a bright color palette and recently discovered details. Eye to eye with Hugo van der Goes − Old master, new look offers an insight into the timeless and contemporary character of the masterpiece and pays attention to the iconic value of an oeuvre to be discovered.
Publication on the occasion of the exhibition Eye in Eye with Death. Hugo van der Goes, old masters, new views in the Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges from October 28, 2022 to February 5, 2023. IN DUTCH, ENGLISH VERSION ON REQUEST!