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Image in Dispute: Dutch & Flemish Art from the Haggerty Museum of Art’s Collection
On view through May 12, 2024
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Images have a special ability to aid the formation of communities. From national flags to pilgrimage shrines to bumper stickers, images can draw people together for a shared experience and a common cause. But what if some feel that the appeal of images interferes with the community’s spiritual well-being? And what if not everyone agrees?

This exhibition draws from the Haggerty’s own collection of Dutch and Flemish art to explore artists’ innovative responses to the changes reshaping community identity in the Low Countries between 1560 and 1675.

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[Image: Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634 – 1693 Amsterdam), Portrait of Three Children as Ceres, Ganymede, and Diana, 1673. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase, 2005.4 Collection of the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University]