Global Dutch Art

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2019/20
Vakcode LBU045B05
Vaknaam Global Dutch Art
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Global Dutch Art in the Early Modern Period
Leerdoelen - Research and critical reflection on aspects of Netherlandish culture, global encounters, and identity formation in the seventeenth century
- Critical analysis of scholarly interpretations (texts and museum exhibitions) of Dutch art and material culture
- Present oral and written research
Omschrijving The Netherlands was one of the most important sites of global encounter and exchange in seventeenth-century Europe. It was also a major center of artistic production and innovation. This course explores connections between Dutch art of the Golden Age and the Netherlands’ role as an international hub of cultural, commercial, and scientific activity. Topics to be considered include: the changing art market and its impact on new audiences and novel types of art; the dissemination of images and ideas through print culture; the representation of global encounters; the formation and representation of new national, civic, political, religious, and social identities; and artistic exchanges between the Netherlands and other cultures. Readings and discussions will examine the art of well-known masters such as Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer, as well as less familiar but equally fascinating works by their contemporaries. Although paintings and prints will be a main focus, we will consider the larger context of Dutch material and visual culture and also investigate textiles, sculpture, metalwork, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, and embellished natural specimens.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkcollege
Toetsvorm presentatie, schriftelijke opdracht(en), werkstuk(ken)
Vaksoort bachelor
Docent(en) dr. N.S. Baadj
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic 1585-1718

MariĆ«t Westermann 9780300107234 ca. €  12,00
The Art of Describing Svetlana Alpers 9780226015132 ca. €  35,00
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Course units for exchange students 2 semester II a intm
Ba Dutch Studies 2 semester II a keuze