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Part of the series Rembrandt Here and Now

Rembrandt Plumbs the Depths: The Jewish Bride, Sinners, and Saints

SUNDAY NOV 8, 2020 2PM PST

In Los Angeles alone, there are no fewer than 14 paintings, a dozen drawings, and nearly 300 etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn. In this series of online lectures for the Hammer Museum, art historian, curator, and museum director John Walsh examines these works and Rembrandt’s career in detail, including recent research, surprise reappearances, and shifting opinions about the artist and his achievements.

Rembrandt’s last works have a profundity that reaches across to us from a great distance of time and culture. This lecture shows how the pictures use historical and Biblical events—or merely allusions to them—for pared-down compositions that touch the viewer with their quiet eloquence, rich color and brushwork, mysterious light, and deep feeling.

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All public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor. Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, the Elizabeth Bixby Janeway Foundation, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.
 
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Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by The Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.
 
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