Henry Luttikhuizen, Professor, Art and Art History
Office: Spoelhof Center 105B
MPhil, Institute for Christian Studies
MA, University of Virginia
PhD, University of Virginia
Research and Professional Interests
- Netherlandish Art, ca. 1400-1700
- Methods of Art Historiography
- Art History Survey
- Architectural History
- Early Christian and Byzantine
- Northern Renaissance
- Art of the Americas
Recent Academic Publications
- Contributor to Visual Exegesis. Edited by Vernon Robbins, Walter Melion, and Roy Jeal (Society of Biblical Literature, forthcoming in 2015). My essay is tentatively entitled, “The Epiphany of Gifts: Geertgen tot Sint Jans and the Adoration of the Magi.”
- Contributor to Art History Revisited. Volume 4 of The Collected Works of Calvin Seerveld. Edited by John Kok (Dordt, 2014). My introductory remarks are entitled “Art History and Sterkte,”
- Contributor to You Will See Greater Things Than These: Essays on Art as Spiritual Perception in Honor of E. John Walford. Edited by James Romaine (Crossway, 2013). My essay is entitled “The Shape of Place: Joachim Patinir’s Landscape with St. Jerome,” pp. 108-21
- Contributor to Sin in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture: The Tradition of the Seven Deadly Sins. Edited by Richard Newhauser and Susan Ridyard (York Medieval Press, in association with Boydell and Brewer, 2012). My essay is entitled “Through Boschian Eyes: An Interpretation of the Prado Tabletop of the Seven Deadly Sins,” pp. 260-81.
- Contributor to Practically Human: College Professors Speak from the Heart of Humanities Education. Edited by Gary Schmidt and Matthew Walhout (Calvin, 2012). My essay is entitled “Good Looking,” pp. 65-75.
- Contributor to Push Me, Pull You: Art and Devotional Interaction in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Laura Gelfand and Sarah Blick (Brill, 2011). My essay is entitled “Still Walking: Spiritual Pilgrimage, Early Dutch Painting and the Dynamics of Faith,” pp. 199-25.
- Co-Author (with Bret Rothstein and Larry Silver). The Humor and Wit of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Exhibition Catalogue (Calvin College Center Art Gallery, 2010). My essay is entitled
“When Pieter Met Hieronymus” and Catalogue Entries, pp. 1-10, 45-123.
- Co-Author (with Larry Silver) of “The Quality of Mercy: Representations of Charity in Early Netherlandish Art.” Studies in Iconography 29 (2008): 216-48.
- Contributor to Between Nature and Nationality: The Hague School in the Nineteenth Century. Exhibition Catalogue (Calvin College Center Art Gallery, 2007). My essay is entitled “Gray
Matter: Color and The Hague School,” pp. 39-47.
- Contributor to Real Texts: Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines. Edited by Dean Ward and Elizabeth Vander Lei (Longmans, 2008). “Introduction to Writing in Art History” and essay commentary, pp. 139-55.
- Contributor to Image and Imagination of the Religious Self in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Reindert Falkenburg, Walter Melion, and Todd Richardson (Brepols, 2008). My essay is entitled “Monastic Hospitality: The Cloister as Heart in Early Netherlandish Painting,” pp. 313-32.
- Snyder’s Medieval Art (co-authored with Dorothy Verkerk). 2nd Edition (Prentice-Hall, 2005).
- Northern Renaissance Art (co-authored with Larry Silver). 2nd Edition (Prentice-Hall, 2004).
- A Moral Compass: Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Painting in the Netherlands (co-authored with Arthur Wheelock, Lawrence Goedde, and Mariët Westermann). Exhibition Catalogue (Rizzoli and Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1999).
Recent Publications: Edited Volumes
- Art, Community, and Cultural Democracy (co-edited with Lambert Zuidervaart). (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000).
- Pledges of Jubilee: Essays on Art and Culture in Honor of Calvin G. Seerveld (with Lambert Zuidervaart). (Eerdmans, 1995).
Recent Publications: Selected Essays
- “Walking While Standing Still: Faith and Spiritual Pilgrimage in Late Fifteenth-Century Netherlandish Painting” in Push Me, Pull You: Art and Devotional Interaction in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Laura Gelfand and Sarah Blick (Brill, forthcoming in 2010).
- “The Quality of Mercy: Representations of Charity in Early Netherlandish Art (co-authored with Larry Silver).” Studies in Iconography 29 (2008): 216-48.
- “Monastic Hospitality: The Cloister as Heart in Early Netherlandish Painting” in Image and Imagination of the Religious Self in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Reindert Falkenburg, Walter Melion, and Todd Richardson (Brepols, 2008), pp. 313-32.
- “The Art of Devotion in Haarlem before and after the introduction of Calvinism” in Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Change and Continuity in Religious Practice. Edited by Karin Maag and John Witvliet (Notre Dame University Press, 2004), pp. 81-99.