On 8 December 2020, for the final session of Art in the West, Dr. Anna Tummers invited three high-profile guests for a public lecture on new perspectives in art history. With more than 80 students and professors were present and a thought-provoking panel discussion this was a great success.
Sensing Style is a free 1-day online symposium that explores the relationship between style and meaning in 21st century subcultures. A diverse group of scholars will share their research on style and emerging subcultures within today’s globalised, viralised and mediatised popular culture.
St Mary Magdalene almost fully covered in hair, saints carrying their own heads, Christ’s wounds in the shape of a vulva, and nuns picking phalluses from a tree. See all this and more at the exhibition “‘Body Language’: The Body in Medieval Art” at Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht.
What do you do when you have already visited all the big museums in your neighborhood and still want to go and explore? You go to possibly the smallest exhibition ever to exist. It was located in a student apartment in The Hague and was curated by two students from Leiden University.
How can contemporary artworks complement and enhance education in the life sciences? A short review of the affective force of art in the exhibition Contagious! at the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden, on show until 9 January 2021.