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Film Programs
Special Events: Fall 2017
Vermeer, Beyond Time

December 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30 at 12:00 noon
December 31 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium

Shown in conjunction with the exhibition Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry, Vermeer, Beyond Time focuses on the artist’s family life, his artistic contemporaries, his conversion to Catholicism, and the wider world of the seventeenth-century Dutch Golden Age. The filmmakers explore specific paintings, looking for what has come to be known as the Vermeer style: the representation of light, the interplay of color, and the effects of perspective across the same themes, places, and objects. (Jean-Pierre Cottet and Guillaume Cottet, 2017, 86 minutes)

courtesy WETA

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The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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