Abraham Ortelius, Theater of the World [World Atlas], 1575. Ink on paper and leather binding; 18 1/2 × 26 3/4 in. © The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp

Imagining the World: Early Modern European Art in a Global View

Flemish Art in Context, Session 4

Abraham Ortelius, Theater of the World [World Atlas], 1575. Ink on paper and leather binding; 18 1/2 × 26 3/4 in. © The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp

About the Speaker

Rebecca Tucker, PhD, is a professor of art at Colorado College. From 2016-2020, she served as director at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. She earned her PhD at New York University, where she specialized in art history in the early modern period in northern Europe and teaches courses in those areas as well as museum studies. She has published in journals such as Art History, Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, and The Seventeenth Century. Since joining the Colorado College faculty in 2003, Professor Tucker has received several teaching awards and served as Director of the Crown Center for Faculty Development. Current and recent projects include a data-driven analysis of women collectors in the Southwest and an edited volume of essays showcasing new approaches to American regionalism.