We looked inside some of the tweets by @ArtHistoryBRU and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
#MuseumWeek #FriendsMW This little ‘dance card’ in gold & enamel contains an ivory tablet. Its owner used it to write down the names of the men who asked her to dance. In the 18th cent., these ‘love gifts’ often had the inscription ‘Souvenir d’amitié’ (Reminder of friendship).
Photo (titled 'La Liseuse')taken by Robert Demachy (1859-1936), a French picturalist. Picturalism was an aesthetic movement when photography first emerged. Picturalists strived to make photography a 'real' artform, like painting or sculpture. #MuseumWeek #Museumday #PhotosMW
Sixth day of #Museumweek, topic: #PhotosMW! Not many people know this, but we have an extensive collection of old photographs. And since the global theme for #Museumweek is #WomeninCulture, we've selected three pictures of women for you! #museumday #MuseumWeek2019
All photos by http://urban.brussels This weekend, on Sunday the 19th of May, you can visit the excavations (article in Dutch)! https://www.bruzz.be/stedenbouw/archeologische-site-parking-58-te-bezoeken-op-open-wervendag-2019-05-16 … #MuseumWeek #ExploreMW
(Thread) #MuseumWeek, day 5: #ExploreMW! Excavations are taking place on the site of Parking 58 in Brussels. Three archeologists from our museum, Julie Timmermans, Véronique Van Der Stede and Valérie Ghesquière, take part. A perfect occassion to show you some finds!
Since the composition of the ink varied , the research allows to link certain prints to a specific production period. This enables a more precise dating and a clustering of prints from different collections into groups of almost identical production! #MuseumWeek #RainbowMW
Japanese prints were made in several reprints over the years, using the same printing blocks to reprint the same image. In this research, a light source (FORS) is used to analyse the reflection of different pigements, such as Prussian blue or indigo. #MuseumWeek #RainbowMW