Science and Art in the Age of Vermeer - lectures

Science and Art in the Age of Vermeer - lectures

admission free

Thijs Weststeijn

PhD, University of Amsterdam, Department of Art History


While Vermeer's technical experiments demonstrate a deep interest in natural science, optics in particular, they do not lead to interpretation of his art as completely 'modern', but they do reflect his conception of the visible world as a direct manifestation - after holy writ - of divine power.

Sala Cinema
Admission via steps in via Milano 9A
Admission free while places last


The Vermeer Wednesdays
data 14/11/2012 orario: 18:30
Calendario eventi
  • Internazionale in Rome

    a selection of poignant, hard-hitting documentaries on topical issues and human rights

    6 > 11 October 2015

  • Encounters with Balthus

    to tie with the exhibition "Balthus" at Scuderie del Quirinale

    28 October 2015 > 13 January 2016

  • The 20th Century and Decoration

    to tie with the exhibition "Una dolce vita? Dal Liberty al design. 1900-1940"

    29 October > 17 December 2015

  • Les Vampires

    cinema - live music - cartoons

    5 > 15 November 2015

  • Modern Times

    a film retrospective

    20 November > 20 December 2015