• Panorama Rouen 1431
    created by Yadegar Asisi in 2016
    photo © asisi

New IPC auditing comittee for 2016

Saturday, 19 September 2015

On 11 September 2015, the General Assembly of the International Panorama Council has elected two new auditors.

Dr. Natasja Peeters, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, Brussels/Belgium

Natasja Peeters has a Ph.D. in Art History (De bijdrage van Frans en Ambrosius Francken I, en de jonge generatie Francken, tot de historieschilderkunst te Antwerpen c. 1570-1620) and a BA in History (Vrije Universiteit Brussels, 2000 and 1994). She was a recipient of a grant of the Fonds for Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Vlaanderen) from 1994 to 1998. She worked as a Post-doc at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen on Painting in Antwerp before iconoclasm (c. 1480-1566), A socio-Economic Approach from 2000 to 2003. In 2004, she was curator of the exhibition De uitvinding van het landschap. Het Vlaamse landschap van Patinir tot Rubens, 1520-1700, in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, in collaboration with the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien and Villa Hügel, Essen. From 2004 until 2006 she was a researcher in the project Scientific study of the ‘Rubens group’ in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, culminating in the Rubens exhibition (2008). Her book on journeymen was published in 2007, and her monograph on the painter Frans Francken, based on her PhD, was published in 2014 by the Royal Academy of Belgium with support of the Belgian University Foundation. Since 2006, she has been curator of the Arts Department at the Royal Military Museum, Brussels and since 2011, she is head of the Exhibitions dept. She co-curated exhibitions in the Royal Military Museum and is the editor of the Bulletin of the Royal Military Museum. She has taught the course History of European painting at Brussels’ Vrije Universiteit in 2009-2011.

Dr. Gordon L. Jones, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta/USA

Gordon L. Jones is the Senior Military Historian and Curator at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has worked since 1991.  He is responsible for the care, research, and interpretation of the Center's collection of 12,000 objects relating to the American Civil War.  Gordon holds a Ph.D. from Emory University, specializing in the Civil War in popular culture. Gordon is a member of the team responsible for moving the 1886 Battle of Atlanta panorama from its current 1921 building to a new specially-designed building presently under construction on the Atlanta History Center's campus.  He is charged specifically with overseeing the conservation and historical interpretation of the painting, its faux terrain, and associated artifacts.