ARTH 300T(F) Rembrandt Tutorial: Case Studies of Individual Works and Controversial Issues (W)
Currently Rembrandt ranks as the best known but also the most controversial Dutch artist of the 17th century. Dispute surrounds his character as well as the quantity, quality, and significance of his art. At each meeting we will focus on a specific painting, print, or drawing by Rembrandt or on an issue concerning him and his work in order to compare the strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches. The semester will begin and end with a group meeting of everyone taking the tutorial.
Format: tutorial. Requirements: each week write a short paper or respond to the tutorial partner's paper.
Preference to non-majors.
Satisfies the pre-1800 requirement.
Tutorial meetings to be arranged. FILIPCZAK