Experience the highlights of Dutch art from the last 400 years at first hand! This online track covers many of the country's most renowned artists, museums and cities. Discover the famous masters of the Golden Age. Examine Dutch art from the 18th and 19th century, up to the early decades of modernism, including artists such as Van Gogh and Mondrian. This track will tell you all about the masterpieces and its painters.
The first two weeks will cover the famous Dutch Golden Age, the early modern period, when the tiny Dutch Republic grew to an internationally flourishing metropole. Discover why the Dutch Golden Age was so unique, through its marvelous history, paintings, applied arts and architecture.
The last two weeks will take you through Dutch art from the 18th and 19th century and up to the early decades of modernism. Modern Dutch artists started to strive for the elusive ideal of truthfulness in their own way. Not only will you learn about the famous artists of this period, as Van Gogh and Mondrian, after completing this course you will also be able to recognize this periods main art movements.
The course is open to participants (graduates and non-graduates) from all disciplines with a keen interest in Art History.
Aim of the course
This course gives students a broad overview of Dutch Art from the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th century, until the 1920's through the exploration of history, culture, daily life, academic approaches and case-studies.
Approximately 80 contact hours. The course combines many elements, from lectures to digital excursions.
If you wish to stay in Utrecht during the duration of your course, please contact us.
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