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Michel Mouffe : thinking the veil

Michel Draguet (author), Jan Liégeois (photographer)
In the word 'sliding' there is something that suggests its fluidity, its capacity to slip away, to move aside, to never stay in the same place. This instability gives rise to the idea of risk, of doubt, even concern that things have moved, shifted, that they no longer obey rules, future rectitude or predetermined plans. […] There is something in this word that conveys its intimacy, its moistness,
Mouffe, Michel
Michel Mouffe : thinking the veil
Michel Draguet
Jan Liégeois
Multiple languages, English, French, Dutch
Brussels: Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, 2018
63 p. : ill.
Catalogus n.a.v. de tentoonstelling te Brussel (Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Bernheimzaal) van 23 maart tot 8 augustus 2018
9789492321848 (paperback)
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About Michel Draguet

Michel Draguet (born 23 January 1964) is a Belgian art historian, professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles, and the director and CEO of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium since May 2005. Draguet is a member of the board of the federal administration for science: the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO).


Michel Draguet oversaw the Museum of Oldmasters, the Fin-de-siècle Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Magritte Museum and two private artistic houses: the Antoine Wiertz Workplace and the Meunier House.

In 2015, with 767.355 visitors, The Royal Fine Arts Museum of Belgium was considered as the 82nd museum in the world (Top 100 Art Museum Attendance).

Following the bombing attack in Brussels in March 2016, the museum lost 40% of its attendance. Since 2016, the institution rebuilt its position. In 2017, The Royal Fine Arts Museum of Belgium is the leading c…Read more on Wikipedia