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Stolen Van Gogh painting remains missing after suspect arrested

How many individuals does it take to steal a useful Van Gogh portray? Only one, apparently. A 58-year previous suspect has been arrested in relation to the latest theft of two work, one among which being an early Van Gogh.  On March 30 2020, Vincent van Gogh’s The Parsonage Backyard at Nuenen in Spring was […]

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Lost in translation: a hilarious history of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands

You understand these tattoo fails the place folks fee tattoo designs written in one other language that end in hilarity resulting from misspelling or misinterpretation? Think about that — however with Chinese language porcelain imported to the Netherlands.  This type of cultural blunder has been occurring all through historical past. The custom-made Chinese language export […]

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Women artists given permanent prestige in the Rijksmuseum’s “Gallery of Honour”

As residence to many Dutch Artwork Grasp’s collections, and located within the coronary heart of Amsterdam’s cultural district, the Rijksmuseum is as soon as once more on the forefront of the artwork world with its newest endeavour to show works by ladies artists in its central “Gallery of Honour.”  The Rijksmuseum, which was initially referred […]

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The BKR: a short history of when the Dutch government added artists to their payroll

Do not forget that time the Dutch authorities gave artist’s precise salaries in trade for his or her work? No? Permit us to refresh your reminiscence! Are you an aspiring Dutch artist within the 70s rebelling in opposition to the system, utilizing up to date artwork to advertise your progressive beliefs, however struggling for a […]

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Van Gogh’s hidden painting unveiled after a century of private ownership

Lockdown, winter climate — after which sunshine: these are the phrases that come to thoughts of late when one thinks of the Netherlands. This small nation usually conjures photos of Tulips, Amsterdam’s hashish scene and, after all, Dutch artwork masters. It’s no shock, then, that an unseen van Gogh is at the moment dominating Dutch […]

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The Movies – Art Déco time machine

In one of my favourite streets, the Haarlemmerdijk, you can find the oldest cinema of Amsterdam called The Movies. Although it is newly renovated, you will feel like you stepped in a time machine as soon as you walk through the doors of this theatre. It’s not just small style elements of history that stayed […]

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Sunday Market – Local art, food and fashion

Every first Sunday of the month, on the grounds of the Westergasfabriek, you can visit the Sunday Market. Local designers, craftsmen and arstists show off their fashion, art, furniture and other oddities. It’s great to walk around from stand to stand to see, for instance, what the students of the Rietveld Art Academy are creating […]

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