Guess what dropped off the wall?

Some folks discover paintings in bins? Others have paintings dropping off walls. You maybe, I for certain and a Roman family in 2016 too. In the case of the Roman family, the dropped work became the sensation of a special symposium hosted by the Fondazione Patrimonio Italia and French Academy at the Villa Medici, in Rome.

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Amsterdam Rijksmuseum exhibits ‘original’ Night Watch

With some countries relaxing COVID measures, perhaps you are lucky enough visiting Amsterdam for a weekend break or longer stay? If so, take time to visit or revisit its Rijksmuseum. It exhibits Rembrandt’s Night Watch as Rembrandt intended it to look, for the first time in three centuries.

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University of Oklahoma bullies Nazi-survivor into submission

A while ago, a post on the Guardian website, written by Kim Willsher caught my eye. The University of Oklahoma and an 81-year-old French Nazi-survivor battled over a painting which rightfully belonged to her? Earlier this week, the 81-year-old woman announced she gave up her battle. A university and bunch of lawyers had finally bullied her into submission.

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Amsterdam Rijksmuseum: Slavery, an exhibition

Tuesday 18th of May 2021, the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum opened an important exhibition on slavery. Only schoolchildren will be allowed to visit in person – for Dutch museums remain closed for the time being. However, the museum has provided links to this exhibition so people all over the world can have a look, read on:

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