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The Road to Van Eyck opens in Rotterdam

The exhibition “The Road to Van Eyck” centering on 15th century Dutch painting has opened at the Boijmans van Beuningen museum in Rotterdam. On view are over ninety works by Jan van Eyck, the perfector of oil-painting technique, and his contemporaries. Never before has such a number of works been gathered in one place as […]

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Seeing the Samurai Exhibition in Rotterdam

Rotterdam boasts the Netherlands’ second largest infrastructure and is said to have the most extensive harbor in the world in terms of transactions. It is known for the Boijmans van Beuningen museum, which has a famous collection, and for the Kunsthal, which, while it does not have its own collection, shows consecutive, well-polished exhibitions (and […]

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Seeing the Damien Hirst exhibition at Tate Modern

Could the reason that Damien Hirst is forever sensational, lie in how he combines the intense impact of his work with a tendency to replace the value of his work with monetary value, as if it were all only a game.The news of the current exhibition at Tate Modern was quite the topic even in […]

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A Single Treasure on Display -Van Gogh Museum-

The newly purchased ‘Pollard Willow’, a watercolor painting by Van Gogh, is now on display for the public at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Although a watercolor, this work is a proper painting by Vincent van Gogh, and its purchase, the first in five years for the Van Gogh Museum, will prove an meaningful […]

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Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam)

The renovation work at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam is well underway with the re-opening aimed for the Spring of 2013. As one of the new parts of the museum, the Asian Pavilion was introduced to the Dutch media recently. The department’s curator, Mr. Menno Fitski, explained that the Netherlands has developed a deep-rooted relationship with Asia […]

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Exhibitions in England: Da Vinci and Vermeer

There are two exhibitions currently on display in England which are being flooded with attention. The first is the exhibition being held at London´s National Gallery: Leonardo Da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan. As you may know, Leonardo da Vinci underwent training to be a painter in Florence, but from 1482 to 1499 […]

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