Caroline van Eck is professor of architectural
history at Leiden University, The Netherlands. In 2004, she was the
first art historian to be awarded one of the prestigious VICI grants
from the Dutch Foundation of Scientific Research (NWO). She has
published widely on Renaissance architecture, rhetoric and artistic
theory, such as Classical Rhetoric and the Visual Arts in Early Modern Europe (2007), edited British Architectural Theory 1540–1750: An Anthology of Texts (2003) and co-edited Dealing with the Visual: Aesthetics, Art History and Visual Culture (2005), and The Question of Style in Philosophy and the Arts (1995).
Caroline van Eck is part of the V2_ program The Ecology of Design: Everything is Made of Something on October 13, 2009.