Erwin Olaf donates core collection to Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

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.

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Exhibition: van Gogh and Japan, Van Gogh Museum

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.

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High Society ‘visits’ Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

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.

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High Society at Amsterdam’s Museum van Loon

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.

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Jacob Riis: an activist at FOAM

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.

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Mad Masters visit Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum

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.

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Skating at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

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.
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The Hague’s Mesdag Collection: The Dutch and Barbizon

It is not necessary to visit the van Gogh Museum’s temporary exhibition to appreciate a much smaller one in The Hague. At the Mesdag Collection, the exhibition covers just three rooms. It focuses on a few Dutch and French artists working in and near Barbizon.

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The Dutch in Paris – Amsterdam van Gogh Museum

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.

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Amsterdam, Museum van Loon: house, collection, artist

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.

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