21 de Abril de 2021 | 18h00 [UTC] | plataforma Zoom [sessão em inglês]____________________________________________________
TILED INTERIORS ON PAPER. TRADE CATALOGUES AS A KEY SOURCE TO UNDERSTAND THE USE OF TILES IN EUROPEAN INTERIORS
April 21st, 2021 | 18h00 [UTC] | via Zoom [session to be held in English]
Mario Baeck [Postdoctoral researcher, Doctor in Art Sciences, Ghent University Belgium]
Mario Baeck (b. 1958), postdoctoral researcher in Art History, took his doctoral degree in Art Sciences at Ghent University, Belgium, in 2015 with a thesis on the development of the Belgian industrial wall and floor tile 1840-1940 in a European context. Published and lectured widely in different languages on various aspects of tile history (see for some papers). Wrote together with Bart Verbrugge a groundbreaking study on Belgian Art Nouveau and Art Deco wall tiles (1880-1940). Was curator for national and international exhibitions in which the Belgian industrial floor and wall tile is put in the spotlight. As a member of several scientific societies he regularly advises public heritage institutions in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia on tile restoration projects. Was co-promoter of several master’s theses in the field of conservation / restoration of ceramics and on Monuments and Landscapes (Royal Academy of Fine Arts & Henry van de Velde Institute, University of Antwerp).