Dr. Lex Hermans

was born in 1958,

holds a PhD-degree in History (Leiden University, 1990).

He was a music and literature journalist (1983-1991) and arts marketer (1991-1999) before entering academia as Research Fellow in the department of Art History, first at the Free University of Amsterdam (1999-2005), then at the University of Groningen (2005-2006), and currently at Leiden University (since 2006).

His main publications are:

Besides he published a Dutch translation of Leon Battista Alberti’s De pictura, with commentary by Caroline van Eck & Rob Zwijnenberg (1995),
and a few articles on rhetoric in Renaissance architecture.

Publications in "Wolkenkuckucksheim
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