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Rijksmuseum Digitizes 600,000+ Works of Art, Making Masterpieces Available Online

Rijksmuseum Digitizes 600,000+ Works of Art, Making Masterpieces Available Online

This holiday season we’ve seen many museums and galleries around the world increase their generous offerings of digitized art. Museums that have joined the digital world include The National Gallery,
The little-known story of how the Mughals inspired one of Europe’s most iconic painters

The little-known story of how the Mughals inspired one of Europe’s most iconic painters

The 17th century Dutch painter Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is remembered as one of the most prolific artists of his time. He is known for…
When the Old Masters Were the P.R. Agents of the Rich and Powerful

When the Old Masters Were the P.R. Agents of the Rich and Powerful

Hans Mielich’s portraits of Albert V, duke of Bavaria, and Archduchess Anna (both 1556) at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, part of the exhibition “High Society.”
You Can Take It With You, and Museums Hope You Will

You Can Take It With You, and Museums Hope You Will

The shop at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam sells a Playmobil toy based on Johannes Vermeer’s “The Milkmaid,” which is in the museum’s collection.
Swatch Is Showcasing Famous Artwork on Its Watches

Swatch Is Showcasing Famous Artwork on Its Watches

Swiss watchmaker Swatch is continuing to bring art to the people, now in a more literal sense. Beginning this month, Swatch presents a new initiative in partnership with various art museums across the
Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ to Undergo Years of Restoration

Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ to Undergo Years of Restoration

Taco Dibbits, the Rijksmuseum director, viewing the “Night Watch.” The work, by Rembrandt, will be restored in what Mr. Dibbits called the museum’s “biggest conservation and research project ever.”
La plumbonacrita, el ingrediente secreto de los cuadros de Rembrandt

La plumbonacrita, el ingrediente secreto de los cuadros de Rembrandt

El maestro holandés usaba una mezcla descubierta ahora de plomo y disolventes para dar más profundidad a sus cuadros
Ámsterdam ofrece la imagen más completa de Rembrandt

Ámsterdam ofrece la imagen más completa de Rembrandt

El Rijksmuseum expone por primera vez juntas casi todas las obras del maestro del Siglo de Oro que guarda en sus fondos
A Photographer Who Makes You Ask, ‘What Has Happened Here?’

A Photographer Who Makes You Ask, ‘What Has Happened Here?’

“Chessmen XXIV” (1988), from Erwin Olaf's first series of photographs.
Rembrandt Died 350 Years Ago. Why He Matters Today.

Rembrandt Died 350 Years Ago. Why He Matters Today.

Rembrandt’s “Head of a Young Man, With Clasped Hands: Study of the Figure of Christ” at the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
El Rijksmuseum de Ámsterdam planea devolver arte robado en la era colonial a Sri Lanka e Indonesia

El Rijksmuseum de Ámsterdam planea devolver arte robado en la era colonial a Sri Lanka e Indonesia

El debate sobre el retorno de obras saqueadas alcanza a museos en Francia, Reino Unido y Alemania

Hotel Pulitzer’s New Rembrandt Experience Is the Latest Reason to Visit Amsterdam

Art lovers have even more of a reason to book their flights to Amsterdam this year.
Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer. Pintores sin fronteras

Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer. Pintores sin fronteras

El Museo del Prado presenta 72 obras de artistas holandeses y españoles para, lejos de todo nacionalismo, subrayar lo que tienen en común los grandes maestros del Barroco
‘La ronda de noche’ toma vida en directo y a través del cristal

‘La ronda de noche’ toma vida en directo y a través del cristal

El Rijksmuseum de Ámsterdam ha metido el cuadro de Rembrandt en una urna para que el visitante pueda seguir en directo su investigación y restauración
Lita Cabellut: “Goya es el guardia civil de la ética”

Lita Cabellut: “Goya es el guardia civil de la ética”

La artista española más cotizada del mundo reconoce a Goya y Camarón de la Isla como sus grandes maestros y al Museo del Prado como el lugar donde empezó su historia de éxito
Old Masters, Who Never Met, in Conversation

Old Masters, Who Never Met, in Conversation

An exhibition at the Rijksmuseum brings together works by Rembrandt and Velázquez. They lived at the same time, but in different worlds.
A Dutch Golden Age? That’s Only Half the Story

A Dutch Golden Age? That’s Only Half the Story

Museums in the Netherlands are ditching historical terms and names, and updating their collections as they grapple with the legacy of slavery and colonialism.