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Catherine Verleysen

Head of Collections and Research
Museum of Fine Arts Ghent
Hofbouwlaan 28, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
00 32 (0)9 323 67 09
00 32 (0)9 323 67 90


Masters Degrees earned:

Master in Science of Art, University of Ghent, 1994
Diplôme d‘Etudes approfondies (D.E.A.), Université de Paris Sorbonne-Paris IV, 1996

Doctoral Degrees earned:

Doctor in the History of Art, Modern Art, Université de Paris Sorbonne-Paris IV, 2001
Dissertation: ̳Maurice Denis et la lutte pour un renouveau de l‘art religieux en Belgique, 1890-1930‘

Field of Research/are of work on Ensor: 

  • Research in the function of exhibitions in the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent (MSK Ghent)
  • Research in the function of publications and other enquiry projects outside the MSK Ghent
  • Special emphasis on Symbolism, artistic relationships between France and Belgium at the turn of the Century, relationship between literature and plastic arts, religious art

Online Publications by Catherine Verleysen