With its large collection of works from the Golden Age, Mauritshuis is one of the most important museums in the Netherlands. Important but not without controversy.
Cesar Majorana gives a voice to a painting in the shadow of 'The Night Watch'.
The year 2019 marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. Large-scale exhibitions are planned throughout the year.
The Standard Bearer was Rembrandt's artistic breakthrough, that would lead to The Night Watch. The Netherlands wants to ad it to the national collection.
An overview of the latest museum acquisitions of old Dutch and Flemish Art.
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre acquired 'Head of an Old Man with Curly Hair'.
Jalil Sultani wrote a letter inspired by the book held by Johannes Wtenbogaert on Rembrandt van Rijn’s portrait of him.
Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden reopened its doors after a thorough restoration and expansion.
In her documentary My Rembrandt, Oeke Hoogendijk portrays the owners of a painting by the Dutch Old Master. She orchestrates their story into a thrilling detective about the hunt for an unknown Rembrandt.
The painting was donated by an art dealer to support the museum during the current Covid pandemic.
Visitors to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam can now enjoy The Night Watch in its original form, for the first time in 300 years.
His illustrations reveal the quality of timeless design, particularly the graphic spectacle of his cartoon biographies of Rembrandt and Warhol.
From the 16th century onwards, the centre of European printmaking was in Flanders and the Netherlands. Printmaking did more even than painting to familiarise Europe with art from the Low Countries.
Dutch art often appears in debates about identity, and this always happens in terms of what is 'own' and 'foreign' to it. Rembrandt in particular turns out to be very 'malleable'.
Our best art stories of 2019, handpicked by the editor.
Thanks to the many exhibitions, events and conferences organised in 2019, we gained new insights about Rembrandt.
A gorgeous series of paintings, prints and drawings is featured in 'Turning Heads', the exhibition at the KMSKA in Antwerp that focuses on the genre of tronie art.
Rineke Dijkstra’s new film installation Night Watching shows 14 groups of people looking at Rembrandt’s The Night Watch.
Masterpieces by Rembrandt and Van Eyck have helped photographer Hendrik Kerstens blur the line between the painter’s art and photography.
In Catholic Flanders, the Mother of God was a cherished subject for painters. Not so in Dutch painting.