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The Wild Years of Jan Sluijters at Het Noordbrabants Museum
Article date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Wild Years of Jan Sluijters at Het Noordbrabants Museum

Alongside Hieronymus Bosch and Vincent van Gogh, the Den Bosch born-and-bread Jan Sluijters (1881-1957) is one of the three Brabant-born artists the Noordbrabants Museum regularly celebrates. The major exhibition Jan Sluijters. The wild years shows how, early on in his career, on two separate occasions, the young artist spends a number of months in Paris, where he comes into contact with the avant-garde art of the epoch: the work of the ‘fauves’ (the wild beasts), cubism and luminism.

Hieronymus Bosch Painting Returns to Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch
Article date: Friday, November 30, 2018

Hieronymus Bosch Painting Returns to Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch

On 1 December 2018, Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch will open the exhibition From Bosch's Stable. Hieronymus Bosch and The Adoration of the Magi. Just two years after the successful exhibition Hieronymus Bosch - Visions of a Genius in the spring of 2016, the museum is once again bringing work by the world-famous Den Bosch master himself back to the city where he lived, worked and then died in 1516. The loan is exceptional: throughout the world, only about 25 original paintings by Bosch remain.

Van Gogh Museum Presents the Exhibition 'Hockney - Van Gogh. The Joy of Nature'
Article date: Saturday, November 24, 2018

Van Gogh Museum Presents the Exhibition 'Hockney - Van Gogh. The Joy of Nature'

Upon seeing Hockney’s paintings, it’s not difficult to see that Vincent van Gogh was a strong source of inspiration. Discover more parallels between the two artists in the exhibition 'Hockney - Van Gogh. The Joy of Nature.'

Art Dealers’ Heir Challenges Dutch Government in US Court
Article date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Art Dealers’ Heir Challenges Dutch Government in US Court

An American heir of art dealers Benjamin and Nathan Katz who sold art to Nazi officials during the World War II occupation is taking the Dutch government to court in New York in an effort to have 143 works of art returned to the family, the New York Times reports.

Feast for the Eyes, The Story of Food in Photography at FOAM
Article date: Friday, November 9, 2018

Feast for the Eyes, The Story of Food in Photography at FOAM

The extensive exhibition, Feast for the Eyes, explores the most important figures and movements in food photography. From the banality of the diner-breakfast special of Stephen Shore to the allegorical still life of Laura Letinsky, from Roger Fenton's extensive nineteenth-century displays of food to the cookbooks of the sixties.

Privacy Dutch Museum Card Holders at Risk
Article date: Friday, November 2, 2018

Privacy Dutch Museum Card Holders at Risk

The tax office is taking the Dutch museum association to court because it refuses to hand over details about a museum card holder’s visits. The association is responsible for the popular museum card which entitles users to free or reduced price visits in hundreds of the country’s museums. Some 1.3 million people in the Netherlands have a museum card.

The Stedelijk Museum is Not Obliged to Restitute Bild mit Häusern (1909) by Kandinsky
Article date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Stedelijk Museum is Not Obliged to Restitute Bild mit Häusern (1909) by Kandinsky

The Restitutions Committee has just issued a binding opinion about the application for restitution of the work Bild mit Häusern (1909) by Wassily Kandinsky. This oil painting is in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. The Stedelijk bought the painting on 9 October 1940 at the auction of Frederik Muller & Co. in Amsterdam. Heirs of previous owners of the work sought restitution of the painting.

De Appel in Amsterdam is Looking for a New Director, Again
Article date: Friday, October 19, 2018

De Appel in Amsterdam is Looking for a New Director, Again

Niels Van Tomme leaves De Appel to become the director of Argos in Brussels. Between 2016 and 2018 Van Tomme transformed De Appel into a strong and proud institution. He leaves the organisation feeling confident about its future, while he takes on a new professional challenge in Brussels, close to his young family.

Stedelijk Museum Becomes Europe's General Idea Knowledge Center
Article date: Friday, September 28, 2018

Stedelijk Museum Becomes Europe's General Idea Knowledge Center

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam becomes Europe’s General Idea knowledge center thanks to a significant acquisition of work by this influential ’80s artists’ collective.

Most Expensive Rubens' Painting On View In Antwerp
Article date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Most Expensive Rubens' Painting On View In Antwerp

Rubens inspires' is announcing a second series of exhibitions in the fall at The Rubens House, the Plantin-Moretus Museum and the Snijders&Rockox House. Beginning 26 September, The Rubens House will highlight the early work of Rubens and Anthony van Dyck.

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