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Masters of simplicity

Art historians speak about the art of the Dutch golden age

The art of the everyday: introducing the golden age
Dr Georgina Cole
Wednesday 29 November 2017 6pm-7pm
This lectures looks at some of the key artists and artworks from the period. The talk explains why the Dutch turned their attention to the simple and subtle subjects of daily life.

Vermeer: the god of small things
Dr Josephine Touma
Wednesday 6 December 2017 6pm – 7pm
This lecture explores Vermeer and the various theories about just why his small body of work attracts such adulation. The talk will focus on his mesmerising Woman in blue reading a letter.

Rembrandt: painter of the human spirit
Dr Stephanie Dickey
Wednesday 13 December 2017 6pm – 7pm
This lecture explores how Rembrandt’s portraits and Biblical scenes capture the human spirit with vivid imagination and profound insight.

Part of Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age.



Wednesday 29 November 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Wednesday 6 December 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Wednesday 13 December 2017 from 6pm to 7pm


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