Rembrandt (1936), 85 min.
A classic biopic. At the height of his fame, after Saskia died, Rembrandt’s life and work took a dark turn, followed by bankruptcy & scandal with Hendrickje, his housekeeper who bore his child irected by Alexander Korda, w/Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence and Elsa Lanchester
A part of the series film series “The Private Lives of the Dutch Old Masters”
Introduction and Q&A led by Amy Winter, GTM Director and Curator. Narratives poised between reality and fictions how how films romantacize, change or add to our view of the artists.
Presented in conjunction with:
RE-FORMING THE IMAGE IN NORTHERN EUROPE IN THE DUTCH GOLDEN AGE
February 4, 2013 – March 23, 2013
Exhibition curated by Christopher Atkins, Queens College, Art History & Dutch Art seminar students.
Paintings, prints, sculpture and historical artifacts from the 16th-18th c. Netherlands, Germany, England, France and colonial NY show how art pictured new attitudes about man and the natural world and reflected a rise in democracy and the middle classes. In sites impacted by the Protestant Reformation, religious, social, and scientific revolutions engendered a flowering of secular subject matter and naturalistic aesthetics that gave birth to modern art genres.
Major funding for the exhibition has been provided by Flushing Bank. Additional Funding has been provided by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Netherland-America Foundation, New York Council for the Humanities, New York Community Bank, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College Office of the Provost, Office of the Dean of Arts and Humanities, the Queens College Art Department, and Friends of the Godwin-Ternbach Museum.
Museum hours are: Monday-Thursday, 11 am to 7 pm and Saturday 11 am to 5 pm
For more information visit: www.qc.cuny.edu/godwin_ternbach