Do You “Pronkstill”Even? Social Media of the Dutch Golden Age

Carefully arranged plates of food surrounded by carefully planned out backgrounds, images with hidden meanings, a snapshot of wealth… What may sound like an average display of life through our modern-day social media accounts is actually a well-curated still-life from the 17th century Dutch Golden Age, known as a pronkstilleven (the term refers to a … Continue reading Do You “Pronkstill”Even? Social Media of the Dutch Golden Age