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Masterpieces on Paper: The Secret of Lines at the Rijksmuseum in...

AMSTERDAM.- As part of its Masterpieces on Paper series, the Rijksmuseum presents the exhibition The Secret of Lines. This minor exhibition features 18 masterfully crafted 16th - and 17th-century prints and drawings from the Rijksmuseum collection, wh...

The Prado Museum Announces Presentation of Its Collection in Australia

MADRID.- The Prado will be presenting in Australia a portrait of the Museum through the great masters in its collections. The Museo del Prado has entered into a collaborative agreement with Art Exhibitions Australia (AEA), a non-profit-making body re...

The Rijksmuseum, Closed Since 2003, Won’t Completely Reopen Until 2012

Amsterdam.- Sad news this week for Amsterdam museum-goers as the city announced that the Rijksmuseum, which was most recently scheduled to reopen after a renovation in 2010, now won’t complete the massive overhaul until late 2012 or early 2013. Th...

Exhibition of 17th-Century Floral Splendour at Rijksmuseum’s Branch at Schiphol Airport

AMSTERDAM.- Following the 'Dutch Winters' exhibition, the Rijksmuseum annex at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol now presents another characteristic aspect of the Netherlands, namely flowers, in the 'Dutch Flowers' exhibition from 6 April to 5 September 2011....

Exhibition of 17th-Century Floral Splendour at Rijksmuseum’s Branch at Schiphol Airport

AMSTERDAM.- Following the 'Dutch Winters' exhibition, the Rijksmuseum annex at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol now presents another characteristic aspect of the Netherlands, namely flowers, in the 'Dutch Flowers' exhibition from 6 April to 5 September 2011....

National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Features Dutch Genius Gabriel...

Washington D.C.- Gabriel Metsu (1629–1667) is one of the most important Dutch genre painters of the mid-17th century. His ability to capture ordinary moments of life with freshness and spontaneity was matched only by his ability to depict materials...

The Greatest Collection of Porcelain Snuff Boxes Assembled in the 20th...

LONDON.- The most important collection of porcelain snuff boxes ever assembled is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, London on 5th July 2011. Comprising 80 boxes, the Helmut Joseph Collection gives a comprehensive overview of the history of Europ...

Specialist in Dutch 16th and 17th-Century Drawings, Jane Turner, to Head...

AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum announces that Jane Turner will become Head of the Print Room as from 1 September 2011. She is the fourteenth international expert to strengthen the Rijksmuseum in the run-up to the reopening in 2013. Turner (1956, US) is an...

Qatar Museums Authority to Present "Golden Age" Masterworks from the Rijksmuseum

DOHA.- This spring, Qatar Museums Authority (QMA), in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, will present The Golden Age of Dutch Painting: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. The first major exhibition of Dutch art in the Gulf region, Golden Ag...

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Rediscovers the Work of Gabriel Metsu in Exhibition

AMSTERDAM.- This autumn at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, are put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life du...

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