In Vermeer’s paintings, the world is much larger than we imagined and yet somehow deep, meaningful, and magical.
The pearl earring in Johannes Vermeer’s famous masterpiece was likely a fake, researchers say.
Researchers are investigating whether the presence of lead formate originated from past attempts to conserve the painting.
From February through June, the Amsterdam museum will display 28 works by the Dutch Golden Age master.
For years, Eye Filmmuseum’s Jan Bot has turned film fragments into digital experimental shorts. Now, with the project ending, those shorts will be archived via NFT.
The Dutch institution had long tried to distance itself from Putin’s Russia, but after the invasion of Ukraine, distance was no longer enough.
Many had previously decried the decision not to restitute the work, alleging that the museum had more to gain by keeping the important painting than the heirs.
In 1715, the colossal painting was trimmed from all four sides, and the removed pieces were later lost.
The Amsterdam District Court rejected claims from the heirs of a Jewish art collector that a 1909 painting by Kandinsky in Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum was sold under Nazi-era duress and should be returned.
If the proposal passes, yule be sorry if you go overboard with colorful lights or Santa displays in the Dutch city.
With museums across the Netherlands closed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, burglars used the pandemic to lift a van Gogh painting from the Signer Laren museum.
Felicity Hammond penned an open letter saying she was never paid the fees owed to her by Unseen art fair after it declared bankruptcy.