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Tales from the Archives: Describing Nature in 17th Century, Part 2: Reclaiming Places

Thursday Nov 17
Holland Museum
31 W 10th Street

Using highlights from the Holland Museum’s outstanding Dutch painting collection, Dr. Henry Luttikhuizen will discuss some of the important themes of 17th century Dutch art.

Part 2: Reclaiming Places
Part 2 will discuss the form and function of landscape paintings in Netherlandish culture, focusing on the connection between representations of Dutch localities and the desire to participate in imaginative pilgrimages to these particular places.

Author, curator, and art historian Dr. Henry Luttikhuizen has taught at Kendall College of Art and Design, Calvin College, and is currently a Scholar in Residence at Grand Valley State University and is teaching a course at Hope College Fall 2022. He received his BA in Art History and Political Science from Calvin College, a Masters in Philosophical Aesthetics from The Institute for Christian Studies, and an MA and PhD in in Art History from the University of Virginia. He has published numerous books and articles and is currently working on projects focused on Late Medieval and Early Netherlandish art.


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