Conference Report: Art & Science in the Early Modern Low Countries (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 17-18 September 2015)

By Menno Jonker

On September 17th and 18th, 2015, the conference ‘Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries (ca 1560-1730)’, organized by the Rijksmuseum and the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, took place in Amsterdam. In this contribution I reflect on the themes touched upon by the conference, and consider how art and science can be understood as two different, but intertwined worlds in the early modern period. Read more at Historici.nl