Research projects Dirk De Meyer

Piranesi. The Print Collection of Ghent University

The university library owns an important collection of original etchings by the Italian architect and draughtsman Giambattista Piranesi (1720-1778). A research team of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Ghent University, with Maarten Delbeke, Dirk De Meyer and Bart Verschaffel, has curated a major exhibition of the graphic work of Giambattista Piranesi: Piranesi. The print collection of Ghent University in The Museum of Fine Arts of Ghent (MSK Gent) (09/20/2008-01/18/2009).

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Publication of The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980

The edited volume The Baroque in Architectural Culture 1880-1980 has appeared with Ashgate; editors are Andrew Leach, Maarten Delbeke and John Macarthur.

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