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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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The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting

20 January - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

From December 18, 2019, through August 2020, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents  The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting.  Featuring a selection of paintings by Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Alma Thomas, and...

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The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Gauguin Portraits

18 January - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

The first-ever exhibition devoted to the Paul Gauguin Portraits. Spanning his early years as an artist through to his later years spent in French Polynesia, the exhibition shows how the French artist revolutionised the portrait.  By adding...

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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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Sur moderno: Journeys of Abstraction―The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift

1 January - 2020
by Vincent Moleveld

The Museum of Modern Art announces  Sur moderno: Journeys of Abstraction ―The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift , a major exhibition drawn primarily from the paintings, sculptures, and works on paper donated to the Museum by the Colección...

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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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