Caroline van Eck

Caroline van Eck [Universiteit Leiden]

Caroline van Eck

Caroline van Eck (NL) researches the relations between classical rhetoric, religion and the visual arts and architecture.

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.

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