Michael Bockemühl (1943–2009) studied art history, philosophy and ecclesiastical history in Munich and Bochum. He qualified as a professor in 1984 at the Ruhr University, and lectured in the history of the art of Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the early modern age. In 1990 he was awarded a chair in the science of art, aesthetics and art education by Witten/Herdecke University. His TASCHEN monographs include Rembrandt (1991) and William Turner (1991).
Rembrandtby Michael Bockemuhl
Meet Rembrandt van Rijn, the Dutch master artist whose unique eye for people and situations created some of the most famous portraits and historical, religious, and mythological scenes in the world. With vivid texture, light, and above all an extraordinary sensitivity for human experience, Rembrandt's compositions changed the course of European art.
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