AN ITINERARY IN THE NETHERLANDS FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF REMBRANDT: WHERE TO FIND HIS WORKS
A post dedicated to the major artist of the Dutch Golden Age with an itinerary in the Netherlands in the footsteps of Rembrandt.
Where to find his works and which are those you shouldn’t miss if you visit the Netherlands? And is it possibile to admire Rembrandt’s paintings also from home?
In this post you’ll find his masterpieces but also how you can admire them with a simple click.
An Itinerary in the Netherlands following in the footsteps of Rembrandt: where you can find his most beautiful works
WOW MUSEUM, A NEW MUSEUM IN ZURICH DIFFERENT FROM ALL THE OTHERS
Does a WOW Museum exist? A museum that amazes in every room, where you can immerse yourself in a world made up of illusions and colours?
Yes, it does and it is located in Zurich!
On June 10th 2020 in Zurich the WOW Museum – Room for Illusions was inaugurated, a museum different from all those you’ve already visited.
Sarah Spagnuolo visited the museum for TheARTpostBlog and in this post she tells everything about the WOW Museum.
DUTCH ART IN ITALY: THE WORKS OF THE DUTCH MASTERS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
From Hieronymus Bosch to Mondrian, and from Rembrandt to van Gogh: do you know that you can admire Dutch art in Italy?
Some Dutch masterpieces are housed in Italian museums and will make you have an amazing journey into Dutch art without crossing national borders.
In this post you’ll find a list of the major masterpieces of Dutch art in Italy and where to find them.
In the previous episode dedicated to Dutch art I had shown the works of the Kröller-Müller museum in Otterlo.
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KRÖLLER-MÜLLER MUSEUM WORKS: THE UNMISSABLE MASTERPIECES
Kröller-Müller Museum works and masterpieces are the protagonists of this third event dedicated to the artistic marvels of the Netherlands.
This museum is a bit off the ordinary tourists’ itinerary, but is worth a visit because it houses the second most important Van Gogh collection in the world, after that of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
After discovering together the Mauritshuis Museum works and the masterpieces of the Rijksmuseum, the Kröller-Müller Museum art collection will make you discover another major Dutch museum, which houses not only Van Gogh’s works but also works by many other artists.
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Allegory of Painting
THE ALLEGORY OF PAINTING BY VERMEER: DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS
Do you know The Allegory of Painting by Vermeer ? The artist never parted with this work and his wife didn’t succeed in keeping it with her.
The reasons are not clear, but it’s possible to formulate some hypotheses and hold this painting as a heirloom.
I had the chance to admire this painting at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, many years ago.
I’ve already written a post about Vermeer’s works containing also this painting today I want to examine in depth.
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