Speaker - Arthur Wheelock

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Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., is Curator of Northern Baroque Painting at the National Gallery of Art. Wheelock has lectured and written extensively on Dutch and Flemish art. His publications include Perspective, Optics, and Delft Artists around 1650 (1977); Jan Vermeer (1981); Vermeer and the Art of Painting (1995); Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century (1995); and Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century (2005). He has also organized major exhibitions, among them, Johannes Vermeer (1995); A Collector's Cabinet (1998); The Public and Private in the Age of Vermeer (2000); Gerrit Dou: Master Painter in the Age of Rembrandt (2000); Gerard ter Borch (2004); Amorous Intrigue and Painterly Refinement: The Art of Frans van Mieris (2006); Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age (2009); Gabriel Metsu, 1629-1667 (2011); Communication: Visualizing the Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer (2011); and Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst (2012). The recipient of a numerous honors, Wheelock was appointed Knight Officer in the Order of the Orange-Nassau by the Dutch government (1992); received the Minda de Gunzburg Prize for the best exhibition catalogue of 1995 (Johannes Vermeer); and was named Commander in the Order of Leopold I by the Belgian government (2006).

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