Abstract: The seventeenth century has long been called the “golden age” of Dutch art and culture, but that term has recently come under fire. Rembrandt, Vermeer, and their contemporaries served a society remarkable for its cultural creativity, religious tolerance, and proto-capitalist entrepreneurship, but Dutch colonial enterprise produced wealth at the expense of suffering. In her talk, she will explore how the art of the Dutch Republic offers a perspective on issues relevant to global society today.
This event was first published on February 20, 2020 and last updated on March 11, 2020.
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