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Rijksmuseum from home

2 April - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

Now that we cannot enjoy the art together in the museum, we’d like to bring the Rijksmuseum to living rooms across the world with online initiatives. So let’s dive into the collection and explore the stories. #rijksmuseumfromhome...

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The best virtual tours and online exhibitions of world-class museums

24 March - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

Visit world-class museums at home from your couch through virtual tours and online exhibitions. Now that the corona virus has been declared a pandemic, museums have had to close their doors. However, you can visit many museums via the Google Arts...

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Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern

14 March - 2020
by Femke van Leeuwen

This week, the Tate Modern in London opened its  Andy Warhol exhibition , which provides a new look at the pop art superstar’s life and work. It is the first retrospective of the artist at Tate in almost twenty years. The exhibition is on...

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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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