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ARTH 321 Visual Culture of the Dutch Republic (3 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Art History : Examination of the functions of visual culture in merchant capitalist society, and the changing status of art, artists and patrons after the Protestant reformation. A wide range of visual imagery (from Rembrandt and Vermeer to popular culture) will be linked with 17th-century economic, historic, religious, colonial, scientific and literary developments.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Engeline Vanhaelen (Fall)