Kunstenaarsarchieven in monografische musea : documento/monumento : het geval van het Raveelmuseum te Machelen-aan-de-Leie.

Maarten Liefooghe

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This essay discusses the archive and the archival function of one monographic museum: the Roger Raveelmuseum in Machelen-aan-de-Leie. The author starts from opposing notions of 'monument' and 'document', a monument being suspect in its rethorical intention to commemorate, a document being (or claiming to be) an objective registration of the past. Liefooghe concludes that the Roger Raveel archive, as a collection of documents, does contain a 'monumental' value.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)10-11
Number of pages2
JournalDe Witte Raaf
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • archive
  • museum
  • document
  • monument

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