I woke up this morning and before I had my coffee, I had earned a Masters of Arts in Rembrandt Studies from the J. Paul Getty Museum. I’ve never been to the Getty museum, but that didn’t matter, a short quiz on the web site taught me a little about the way Rembrandt worked. In December, the Getty Museum will present an exploration of the drawings of Rembrandt van Rijn and his students. Rembrandt taught dozens of students to draw in his style, making telling the difference a bit of a challenge– as I confirmed by taking the quiz. Actually, I only got 50 percent of the answers right (one of two), but somehow still earned the certificate. See how you do. The exhibit runs December 8, 2009 to February 28, 2010.
Also on Rembrant at the Wadsworth, Rembrandt’s People, an exhibition that showcases Rembrandt’s portraits with works on loan from distinguished public and private collections in the United States and Canada. This exhibition runs October 10, 2009 to January 24, 2010. Also at the Wadsworth, don’t miss Music in the Age of Rembrandt, Sunday, Nov 22 2:00 p.m.