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ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


Maria Sybilla Merian, Rode ibis met een ei, 1699-1700, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

A PhD in the Arts – Now Possible in Maastricht

Getting a PhD in the arts is now possible in Limburg. It can be done at MERIAN, a collaboration in the area of artistic research between Zuyd Hogeschool, Maastricht University, and the Jan van Eyck Academie. MERIAN (the Maastricht Experimental Research In and through the Arts Network) is an environment in which selected PhD candidates…

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Vacancy: Assistant Professorship in Digital Visual Studies at the University of Zurich

The University of Zurich is looking for an Assistant Professor in Digital Visual Studies to advance visual research in the digital humanities. The professorship is part of the Max-Planck-funded cooperation project Digital Visual Studies, hosted by the University of Zurich and supported by the Bibliotheca Hertziana. It participates in the academic programming of the Digital Visual…

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Just Published: ‘Working (with) the Corps. The Body of Sands, Colors, and Varnishes in Ms. Fr. 640’, co-authored by Jenny Boulboullé & Maartje Stols-Witlox

Working (with) the Corps. The Body of Sands, Colors, and Varnishes in Ms. Fr. 640, an essay co-authored by dr. Jenny Boulboullé and  dr. Maartje Stols-Witlox, is now online! It is a contribution to the digital publication Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France. A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr….

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VACANCY: Student Assistant to the Director of Research (Prof. dr. Sven Dupré) at the Department of History and Art History (0.2 fte)

Utrecht University is looking for a Student Assistant to the Director of Research, Prof. dr. Sven Dupré, at the Department of History and Art History (0.2 fte), to start on 1 September 2020 for 6 months. The position can be prolonged depending upon positive evaluation and your continued registration as a student. You are expected…

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Online Summer Course: “From Print to Paint: Histories and Methods of Artistic Production”

** Application Deadline: 15 June 2020 ** How do artists master their art? Does painting in oil result in different working procedures and visual effects compared to other media? Which material and technical properties determine the creative possibilities of prints, sculptures, and applied arts? What can art historians learn from re-making art, re-working historical recipes,…

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