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Upcoming exhibition Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: "Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome"

10 February - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

This Friday, February 14, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will open its new exhibition: “Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome”. The exhibition shows more than seventy works by pioneers of Italian baroque art, including Caravaggio and Bernini. In the...

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Breitner vs Israels in the Kunstmuseum The Hague

4 February - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

In the spring of 1892, Isaac Israels (1865-1934) stood face to face with a beautiful snow-covered cityscape in the window of an art gallery in Amsterdam. It was a painting by George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923) and it made a devastating impression...

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Keith Haring mural in Amsterdam Preserved for the future

17 January - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

The mural by Keith Haring at the Foodcenter in Amsterdam-West will be restored next year. Haring painted the work in 1986, eight years later it disappeared behind a metal facade. During the rediscovery in 2018 the wall painting turned out to be in...

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Jan van Eyck in Bruges

11 January - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

This exhibition is devoted to two masterpieces by the Burgundian court painter from Bruges: 'Madonna with Canon Joris Van der Paele' and 'Portrait of his wife Margaretha van Eyck'. The exhibition will familiarise you with Jan van Eyck’s Bruges...

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The 10 best Art books ever

1 December - 2019
by Vincent Moleveld

Beautiful coffee table books are a nice way to add something to your interior, but the content of a book is just as important! That is why we have compiled 10 special art books for anyone looking for a unique and interesting art, photography or...

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The 10 Best ballet performances

29 November - 2019
by Vincent Moleveld

For all beginning ballet enthusiasts we have listed the top 10 best ballet performances. Ballet is a classical dance form tied to a number of fixed techniques. This dance form originated in Italy in the 15th century. The first ballet performances in...

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The life of Vincent van Gogh

22 August - 2019
by Femke van Leeuwen

Today, the work and everything about the life of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is extremely popular, but in his time as a painter Vincent had a hard time selling his work. He has only worked as an artist for 10 years, but managed to make no fewer...

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The life Rembrandt van Rijn

22 August - 2019
by Femke van Leeuwen

The life of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). Rembrandt is considered to be one of the greatest European painters and etchers, as well as the most famous Dutch master of the 17th century. During this Golden Age Rembrandt managed to earn a living with...

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The life of Pablo Picasso

22 August - 2019
by Femke van Leeuwen

Already during the life of Pablo Picasso, he was one of the best known Spanish artists and Picasso is seen as the inventor of Cubism. Picasso was born in Málaga in 1881 and died in France in 1973. In those 91 years he experienced the two world...

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