VM 368: TOPICS IN ART HISTORY AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
The topic of the 2014 summer course is dedicated to Netherlandish painting of the Renaissance and Baroque and to Netherlandish (digital) photography, with a particular focus on the genre of Portraiture.
Students attending this five-week program will be registered for 8 credits of undergraduate coursework that consists of an art history and digital photography component. Classes will be held Monday through Friday at the castle with Saturday and/or Sunday lectures during the off site academic field trips. Two weekends plus a Wednesday - Sunday break during the 5-week program will be free for independent travel. The Final Exam/Presentations and the farewell ceremony are scheduled the last weekend of the program.
A photo collaboration by two of our summer students titled "There Is No Single Metanarrative Anymore"
Participants applying to this program should have an understanding of basic web design technique, digital camera photography knowledge, and be computer literate.
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Castle Art History Class
Students will study means of artistic expression made in two different time periods. They will visit museums, attend photo exhibits, and interpret modern means of image-making, particularly digital photography.
Students attend a photo exhibit in Amsterdam.