In addition to the Vice Chancellor’s many speaking engagements across the world, she is also a widely published author and curator of Netherlandish art. A selection of her scholarship is outlined below. 

  • Highlighted Publications

    Anderson, Christy, Elizabeth Easton, Sarah McPhee, Mariët Westermann, and Carolyn Yerkes. "Hilary Ballon (1956–2017)." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 77, no. 1 (2018): 6-9.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Centennial Review Essay: W. Martin, De Hollandsche schilderkunst in de zeventiende eeuw, vol. 1, Frans Hals en zijn tijd: Onze 17e eeuwsche schilderkunst in het algemeen, in hare opkomst en rondom Frans Hals; vol. 2, Rembrandt en zijn tijd: Onze 17e eeuwsche schilderkunst in haren bloeitijd en nabloei: Amsterdam: JM Meulenhoff,[1935]-36. vol. 1: 487 pp.; 259 b/w ills.; vol. 2, 560 pp.; 265 b/w ills." (2014): 120-124.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Svetlana Alpers's' The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century', 1983." The Burlington Magazine 153, no. 1301 (2011): 532-536.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Back to Basics: Rembrandt and the Emergence of Modern Painting." Perspective. Actualité en histoire de l’art 2 (2011): 723-747.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Walter S. Gibson. Pleasant Places: The Rustic Landscape from Bruegel to Ruisdael. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. xxviii+ 292 pp.+ 16 color pis. illus. index, bibl. $55. ISBN: 0-520-21698-9." Renaissance Quarterly 56, no. 2 (2003): 521-523.

    Westermann, Mariët. "After iconography and iconoclasm: Current research in Netherlandish art, 1566–1700." The Art Bulletin 84, no. 2 (2002): 351-372.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Wooncultuur in the Netherlands a historiography in progress." Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art/Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek Online 51, no. 1 (2000): 7-34.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Fray en Leelijck Adriaen van de Venne's Invention of the Ironie Grisaille.Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art/Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek Online 50, no. 1 (1999): 221-258.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Seymour Slive. Dutch Painting: 1600-1800.(Pelican History of Art.) New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995. 432 pls.+ viii+ 379 pp. $65. ISBN: 0-300-06418-7." Renaissance Quarterly 51, no. 1 (1998): 277-278.

    Westermann, Mariët HenrietteThe Aamusements of Jan Steen: Comic Painting in the Seventeenth Century. New York University, 1997.

    Westermann, Mariët. "How was Jan Steen funny? Strategies and functions of comic painting in the Seventeenth Century." A Cultural History of Humour, From Antiquity to the Present Day (1997): 134-178.

  • Books and Book Chapters

    Sommer, Doris, Mariet Westermann, William Egginton, David Castillo, Robert Newman, David Palumbo-Liu, David Theo Goldberg, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Christina Lux, and Ignacio Lopez-Calvo. The Humanities in the Age of Information and Post-Truth. Northwestern University Press, 2019.

    Steen, Jan, Ariane van Suchtelen, W. Th Kloek, Mariët Westermann, Yvonne Bleyerveld, Rosalie van Gulick, and Lea van der Vinde. "Jan Steen's histories." (No Title). (2018).

    Westermann, Mariët. Sound, Silence, Modernity Dutch Pict of Manners: The Watson Gordon Lecture 2007. National Galleries of Scotland, (2011).

    Mariet Westermann, Matthias Grasslin, et al. Rembrandt A&I (Art and Ideas). Phaidon Press, 2010

    Westermann, Mariët, and Patricia Rubin. "2. James R. McCredie and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University." SAMOTHRACIAN CONNECTIONS (2010): 2.

    Westermann, Mariët, and Philip Kennedy. "Foreword: NYU Abu Dhabi and the Sustainable Environment." In Climate Finance, pp. xiii-xiv. New York University Press, 2009.

    Westermann, Mariët. Johannes Vermeer 1632-1675. W Books, (2006).

    Westermann, Mariët. "At the Forge of Painting." In The Porch of the Caryatids: Drawings, Paintings and Sculptures, Ch 4.. Jason McCoy Inc., (2006).

    de Jong, Jan L., Bartholomeus Ramakers, Joanna Woodall, Mariët Westermann, and Frits Scholten. Rubens and the Netherlands/Rubens en de Nederlanden. Waanders, 2006.

    Westermann, Mariet. "Anthropologies of art: Clark studies in the visual arts." Williamstown: Sterling and Fran-cine Clark Institute (2005).

    Westermann, MariëtThe Art of the Dutch Republic, 1585-1718. Laurence King Publishing, (2004).

    Westermann, Mariët,. Art & Home: Dutch interiors in the age of Rembrandt. Waanders Pub (2003).

    Weller, Dennis P., Cynthia von Bogendorf Rupprath, and Mariët WestermannJan Miense Molenaer: Painter of the Dutch Golden Age. Hudson Hills, 2002.

    Westermann, Mariët. "Farcical Jan, Pier the Droll: Steen and the Memory of Bruegel." In Memory & Oblivion: Proceedings of the XXIXth International Congress of the History of Art held in Amsterdam, 1–7 September 1996, pp. 827-836. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 1999.

    Westermann, Mariët. "A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic, 1585–1718, chap 5." New York: Abrams (1996).