The Age of Vermeer: The Art of Interiors
- Where:Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Investigate Vermeer’s work and that of his close contemporaries, together with an examination of Northern European architecture, design and decorative arts.
Vermeer created some of the most exquisite and enigmatic paintings in the history of Western art. Best known for meticulously constructed domestic interiors, his paintings focus on private moments in which figures are engaged in everyday activities such as playing music, reading a letter or fastening a collar.
Jointly organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum and the National Gallery.
See the programme for full information.
Thursdays, 4 - 25 July, 10.30-13.00
Weeks 1 & 2 are at the National Gallery and weeks 3 & 4 at the V&A.
Includes entry to the V&A’s Treasures of the Royal Courts and the National Gallery’s Vermeer exhibitions.