EventsVigtel Conversation: Rembrandt Prints

Vigtel Conversation: Rembrandt Prints

May 4, 2024 | 1–3 p.m.
Location: High Museum of Art
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn—one of the most influential printmakers in European art—created techniques that still influence artists widely. Special guest Dr. Nadine M. Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawing and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will discuss this leading artist’s skills and processes in conversation with Claudia Einecke, the High’s Frances B. Bunzl Family Curator of European Art. Attendees who arrive early can enjoy drinks from a cash bar, as desired.

What to Expect

  • Doors open at 1 p.m.
  • Drinks available for purchase from 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Conversation begins at 2 p.m.
  • Your program ticket allows access to the galleries between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Dr. Nadine M. Orenstein is the Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she has been active as a curator since 1992. Her exhibitions at the Met include Light and Tone: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints (2023); The Renaissance of Etching (2019–2020), which won the 2020 IFPDA Foundation Book Award; The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers (2017); Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine (2011); Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch Master (1558–1617): Drawings, Prints, and Paintings (2003), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints (2001). She has written and lectured extensively on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century prints and drawings, and she received her PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, in 1992.

Nadine Photo 1

Dr. Claudia Einecke is the Frances B. Bunzl Family Curator of European Art at the High Museum of Art. Her primary area of research and scholarship is European art in the long nineteenth century, and she has curated and managed a variety of exhibitions in that field. She has contributed to exhibition and collections catalogues and served on committees for various professional organizations and initiatives including the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and the German/American Provenance Research Exchange Program for Museum Professionals (PREP). She studied art history in her native Germany and in the United States, receiving an MA degree from Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and a doctorate from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Claudia Einecke

This program is generously supported by the Gudmund Vigtel Works on Paper Fund.