1. Supervisors

     
      1. Bart Verschaffel

      2. Bart Verschaffel (1956) is full Professor of Theory of Architecture and Architectural criticism at Ghent University (Belgium). He holds an MA in Medieval History and a PhD in Philosophy (KU Leuven, 1985). He has published widely in the fields of Architectural Theory, Theory of History, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Culture.

        Monographical publications include: De glans der dingen. Studies en kritieken over kunst en cultuur (1989); Figuren/Essays (1995); Van Halewyck/De Balie, Leuven/Amsterdam; Architecture is (as) a Gesture (2001), Quart, Luzern; À propos de Balthus (2004); A&S/books, Gent; Van Hermes en Hestia. Teksten over architectuur (2006, 2010²); A&S/books, Gent; Nature morte, portrait, paysage. Essais sur les genres en peinture (2007), La Lettre Volée, Bruxelles; Een God is vele dieren. Essays over het werk van Jan Fabre 1988-2010, (2010) Meulenhoff/Manteau, Antwerpen/Amsterdam; De zaak van de kunst. Over kennis, kritiek en schoonheid (2011); A&S/books, Gent; Charles Vandenhove. Architecture/Architectuur 1954-2014, (2014), Lannoo, Tielt.

        Bart Verschaffel is the author of a series of documentary films produced between 1992 and 1996 on artists such as Jan Fabre, Henri De Braekeleer, René Magritte, Thierry De Cordier e.a. in collaboration with Jef Cornelis (BRTN). He was curator of two major exhibitions: ‘Giambattista Piranesi. The Print Collection of Ghent University’ (Gent, Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, 2008) and ‘b0b Van Reeth. Architect’ (Brussels, BOZAR, 2013).


     

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