Art History & Art Conservation

Department of Art History & Art Conservation

Professor Spronk wins ART’s international curatorial prize for "exhibition of the year”. 

On April 11, the international art magazine, Art awarded its illustrious Curator Prize for the Exhibition of the Year (2018) to the world’s first major monographic show on Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525-1569), held at the Kusthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Co-curated by Queen’s Professor, Ron Spronk, a specialist of technical art history and Early Netherlandish painting, along with Sabine Penot, Elke Oberthaler and Manfred Sillink, the exhibition has received widespread critical acclaim, described by the New York Times as a “one-in-a–lifetime exhibition”. Congratulations to Professor Spronk and his colleagues! 

Related links on Professor Spronk's Achievement! 

Tweet from Belgium Embassy in Vienna
Exhibition Site
Accessibility at the Exhibition

Screenshot of website for Bruegel Exhibition in Vienna,

Images; left, image from the exhibition website; right, cover of the exhibition catalogue

Cover of the Bruegel Catalogue