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USD Celebrates Goltzius

U-T San Diego -- Hendrick Goltzius is not exactly a topic of everyday conversation. But the late 16th century engraver may be the most famous artist you’ve never talked about.

“In his own time, he was as important at Rembrandt,” said Derrick Cartwright, director of university galleries and professor of practice at the University of San Diego. “He was as skilled and revered as an artist. He’s one of the great masters.”

Cartwright is making that case in a collaborative exhibit with Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum: “Passion and Virtuosity: Hendrick Goltzius and the Art of Engraving.” (Full Story

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Liz Harman
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