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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Remembering female resistance members: Ru Paré exhibition

Some countries suddenly realize women were involved in resisting Nazis as well. Some of these women took up arms, but more did not. What most share: having been forgotten.

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The Hague Max Liebermann exhibition: sunny impressions

Two red parrots are brawling, while a man reaches up. Not watching two of his charges, he is trying to hang another parrot on its perch up in a tree. This sunny scene by Max Liebermann shows a scene in Berlin’s Zoo.

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Public restoration at Mauritshuis

The Mauritshuis museum recently concluded ‘Girl in the Spotlight’. Visitors were able to view research taking place in the museum. The museum just announced a new project.

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The hell of modern life, captured by Michael Wolf

Jacob Riis photographed nineteenth century life in New York’s slums. Michael Wolf captures the hell of modern life in present day metropolis. Examples from his various series are currently exhibited in the Netherlands, at the Museum for Photography in The Hague.

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Exhibition: dolls houses full of real art

You may have seen them at museums: dolls houses. Not the ones with which children are allowed to play. Collector items, full of precious miniatures and used for display only.

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Research of Girl nearly finished

My friend and I were at the Mauritshuis for a long look at Jan Steen’s ‘histories’. But first things first: a visit to ‘Girl in the Spotlight’! We wanted to have a look at how far things were – as well as wave to  the ‘Girl in the Spotlight!’ and the ‘Girl with a Blog’.

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Cellists, music, literature – at Branoul

Fanny Mendelssohn’s music was – dare one say ‘of course’ – not played during this literary evening. A few compositions by her brother were – dare one add ‘of course’. Regardless; this literary evening during which cellists and music took center-stage, was of course a huge success.
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And the latest re-attributed painting is …

The Fries Museum is not the only museum reporting a painting has been re-attributed. The Hague’s Mauritshuis and Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts just notified press about their latest research results.

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Expected: Michael Wolf’s “Life in Cities”

Michael Wolf specializes in taking photos of people living in cities like Tokyo and Hong Kong. Within a few days, an important retrospective will open at the The Hague Museum of Photography, showing works from his earliest years to recent series. Photos from  “Architecture of Density” to Wolf’s “Street View” series will be exhibited.
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