The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum announced Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf donates his core collection to the museum. Erwin Olaf is world famous and received many awards. He recently photographed the Dutch Royal family and designed the Dutch 2014 Euro coins.
Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum currently shows a very important exhibition. “Van Gogh & Japan” combines Vincent van Gogh’s works and Japanese prints. The exhibition shows the important influence Japanese prints had, on van Gogh’s art.
The recently completed restoration of Rembrandt’s portraits of Marten and Oopjen, was their excuse. Curators Jonathan Bikker and Gregor Weber created a truly dazzling exhibition at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. It contains life-size portraits of High Society members from the 16th to 20th century.
Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum may delight visitors with its ‘High Society’: it is not the only museum with a high society exhibition. Museum van Loon also treats visitors to portraits. Though in this case: pastel portraits of Dutch High Society.
Jacob Riis was on of the first journalists who used photography. A selection of his activist photos are now exhibited at the museum for photography in Amsterdam. This exhibition is called ‘The other half” and runs till the 15th of April 2018.
Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum exhibits Stefan Tcherepnin’s “Mad Masters”. The exhibition opened January 27th and runs till the third of June 2018. The Masters have taken over one room, where a lot goes on.
The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum has a small exhibition on skating and other Dutch wintry pastimes. Like most of Europe, the Dutch Republic coped with a little Ice Age, during the 17th century. Prints and drawings show 17th century Dutch having ‘fun on the ice’. This exhibition is to be found in museum’s room 2.7.
The van Gogh Museum currently treats its visitors to an interesting exhibition. Its title is “The Dutch in Paris”. This temporary exhibition can be viewed as a stand-alone one, or as the first to three related exhibitions on the same theme.
The stories of Rembrandt’s most successful assistants is currently told in two main exhibitions at different Amsterdam locations. The story starts at Rembrandt’s former home. A third exhibition can be found at another Amsterdam period home.