2o13.o3.2o ~ incoming art: Dutch landscapes; Janzen speaks!

Opening Saturday at Art Gallery of Alberta, Dutch Landscapes from Rembrandt to Van Gogh takes a look at the expansion of the landscape into our lives.

Here’s the gallery’s official statement:

“Both harbinger of danger and symbol of pride, the Dutch landscape and its typical motifs, such as the canals that criss-cross the country and the windmill, have been a source of infinite inspiration for the Dutch artists who have captured their essence and character over the centuries. 

Dutch Landscapes from Rembrandt to Van Gogh explores the emergence of this landscape tradition in the early 17thcentury, its blossoming during the Golden Age and its extension into the 18th and 19th centuries.

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“Some of the greatest Dutch artists, such as Jan van Goyen, Jacob van Ruisdael and Rembrandt – represented in the exhibition with four of

Article source: http://blogs.edmontonjournal.com/2013/03/20/2o13-o3-2o-incoming-art-dutch-landscapes-janzen-speaks/

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