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Posts Tagged: jan van eyck

Ghent Altarpiece in LA Times


The Secret History of Art has an Op-Ed article in today’s LA Times about The Ghent Altarpiece and the beautiful new Getty digital imaging project that allows it to be seen in miraculous detail.

Getty makes Ghent Altarpiece Zoom


The Getty just announced that their 1 billion pixel, ultra high-quality digital image of van Eyck’s “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,” the Ghent Altarpiece, is available to view online…. More ›

El Cultural interview about The Ghent Altarpiece


The Secret History of Art’s book, Stealing the Mystic Lamb, has recently been released in Spain as Los Ladrones del Cordero Mistico. ¬†Accompanying this release, the author has been interviewed… More ›

Mystic Lamb Talk in Ghent, Belgium


Last night a piece of important memorabilia from the history of The Ghent Altarpiece and the Allied effort to preserve Europe’s art treasures was sold at auction. ¬†The object in question is a… More ›