The Impact of Art in the Low Countries and Italy, 14th to 16th centuries
December 15, 2011
This one-day workshop focused on the intersections between art and social structure or social tensions in the greater Low Countries during the period of the Renaissance. Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor Wim Blockmans delivered the keynote, “Diverse Audiences, Various Effects”; speakers included David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art at Columbia University, as well as historians, specialists in art history, curators, musicologists, and literary scholars from Columbia, neighboring universities, museums and galleries in the region. The program included twelve papers and 50 participants came from various institutions in the New York area.