London’s National Gallery is preparing an exhibition on its “Virgin of the Rocks”, painted by Leonardo da Vinci. This exhibition will welcome visitors from 9th of November till 12th January 2020.
This impressive novel was a pleasure to read. However, I read it in translation and not Norwegian. Once the translation for my niche in the world became available, a publisher dispatched a copy to me to review for local publications. Lucky me!
Hurry! For this summer exhibition on medieval gardens closes per 1st September 2019. Even if you aren’t that interested in gardening, “Medieval Gardens, earthly paradises in East and West” is pretty interesting. After my visit, a “chante-pleur” tops my wanna-have-list.
“Gloss, glory and misery – life in The Hague during the Dutch Golden Age” is an exhibition currently welcoming visitors at The Hague’s historical museum. This museum is within walking distance of the more famous Mauritshuis.
Recently the cover photo of a book flashed by in a mailing from a readers-platform. The photo caught my eye: non-fiction with an interesting introduction – so what does the average bookworm do? Right: you put the book on your “reading” list.
He is known to have left university without a degree. He flunked Humanities. Who? A real genius, of course: Rembrandt!
The Hague’s Gemeentemuseum shared a pleasant surprise. During restoration of one of its Monet paintings, experts discovered a secret. The news was revealed this afternoon: the museum suddenly owns an extra Monet!
The moment I noticed the book cover, I wanted to read this novel. Not because the girl winks at whoever picks up this book. No: I had heard something about female war photographers covering the Spanish Civil War. A while ago, I had also read in a newspaper, something about Robert Capa.
Visitors to the sprawling Amsterdam Museum have the opportunity to visit a small fashion exhibition. “Fashion Statements” is about fashion and identity – then and now. For those interested in fashion: a free loan booklet with English texts is available, helping to explore themes and items.