Till-Holger Borchert

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Till-Holger Borchert (born 1967,[1] in Hamburg) is a German art historian and writer specialising in 14th and 15th-century art. He has been the chief curator of the Groeningemuseum and Arentshuis museums in Bruges between 2003 and 2014.[2] In December 2014, he was appointed as artistic director of the Municipal Museums in Bruges.[3]

He has been teaching in Europe and the US [4] and curated a number of major exhibitions, including "Memling's Portraits", which showed in Bruges, at the Frick Collection in New York and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid,[5] and "Memling: Rinascimento fiammingo" in Rome in 2014/15.[6] He is also one of the curators of the Bruges Triennial for contemporary art and architecture.[7]


  • Van Eyck to Dürer: The Influence of Early Netherlandish Painting on European Art, 1430–1530. Thames & Hudson, 2011
  • Splendour of the Burgundian Court: Charles the Bold (1433–1477) (ed). Cornell University Press, 2009
  • Jan Van Eyck. Taschen, 2008
  • Memling's Portraits (ed). Thames & Hudson, 2005
  • The Age of Van Eyck: The Mediterranean World and Early Netherlandish Painting 1430–1530. Thames & Hudson, 2002
  • The Book of Miracles, with Joshua P. Waterman, Taschen, 2013.
  • Masterpieces in Detail: Early Netherlandish Painting from Van Eyck to Bosch, Prestel, 2014
  • Bosch in Detail, Ludion, 2016


  1. ^ H. Verougstraete, Jacqueline Couvert, Roger Schoute, Anne Dubois (eds.): La peinture ancienne et ses procédés: copies, répliques, pastiches. Leuven: Peeters 2006 ISBN 9789042917767, p. 26.
  2. ^ "A fake Memling or a genuine Van der Veken? -".
  3. ^ "Till-Holger Borchert and Hubert De Witte new directors of Musea Brugge -". 18 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Dorothy Kayser Hohenberg Chairs of Excellence in Art History". The University of Memphis.
  5. ^ "Annual Hohenberg Lecture Focuses on Jan van Eyck Archived 2014-09-07 at the Wayback Machine", memphis.edu, 2008. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Memling, il maestro fiammingo odiato da Michelangelo".
  7. ^ "In Bruges: sea plastic, Chinese crabs and a Spanish pool take centre stage at triennial -". 4 May 2018.

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