Press Releases tagged with Holland

'To my beloved Saşa Panä' (1930) by Victor Brauner

From Dada to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania at Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam

Released: June 17, 2011

  A magnificent survey exhibition of Jewish avant-garde artists from Romania is on view at the Jewish Historical Museum (JHM): From Dada to Surrealism, with more than seventy works of art from the period 1910-1938. Most of these works have never been on display before in the Netherlands, or anywhere outside Romania. In the early twentieth century, the art world was taken by storm by the fearless experimentalism of Tristan Tzara and Marcel Janco, who were among the founder of Dada at the renowned Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. Along with Victor Brauner, M.H. Maxy, and the older Romani...

The last fragment of an Egyptian water clock remaining in private hands, from Galerie Harmakhis, Brussels.


Released: November 24, 2010

TEFAF Maastricht has built its reputation as the world’s most influential art and antiques fair on the unique quality of its exhibits. The 24th edition at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre) in the southern Netherlands from March 18-27, 2011 will include great rarities and recent rediscoveries among more than 30,000 works of art, all rigorously vetted by committees of international experts. Among them will be the last fragment of an Egyptian water clock still in private hands, a painting containing one of the few self-portraits of Bernardo Bellotto, and a bronze by Gustave...

 Portrait of Aeltje Uylenburgh by Rembrandt

Made in Holland: Extraordinary Private Collection of Old Masters On View

Released: November 04, 2010

A selection of highlights from the remarkable art collection of Eijk and Rose-Marie de Mol van Otterloo will be on display at the Mauritshuis in The Hague (The Netherlands) this autumn. The exhibition Made in Holland: Old Masters from a private collection in America features some 44 masterpieces produced by Dutch masters during the Golden Age. Not only are these works of outstanding quality, their subject matter is often intriguing. The selection includes works by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Salomon van Ruisdael, Jan Steen and Hendrick Avercamp. O...

Rietveld Pavilion at Kroller-Muller Museum

Rietveld Pavilion Reopens at Kroller Muller Museum in Holland

Released: October 14, 2010

Rietveld Pavilion reopens in the sculpture garden at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Holland In 1955, Gerrit Rietveld (1884-1964) designed a pavilion for the display of small sculptures at the Third International Sculpture Exhibition in Arnhem’s Sonsbeek Park. This ‘Sonsbeek Pavilion’ was intended as a temporary structure, and it was dismantled when the exhibition was over. However, many people had been greatly impressed by its simplicity, and ten years later, on the initiative of several Dutch architects, the building found a permanent home in the Kröller-Müller Museum’s sculpture garden,...

Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), The sick child, c.  1663-1664, Rijksmuseum

Gabriel Metsu: A Master Rediscovered. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Released: September 16, 2010

This winter at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, will be put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life during the Golden Age, with scenes such as a young man writing a love letter, a kitchen maid peeling an apple and an old man raising a glass. Despite his relatively short life, Metsu was one of the most popular painters of his time and his paintings were sold at high prices. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Metsu was more popular than Vermeer, whose painting...

Rijksmuseum, part of the "Holland Art Cities" extravaganza

Holland Art Cities: A cultural extravaganza, showcasing more art & culture per square mile than any other country on earth

Released: June 29, 2009

In 2009 and 2010, the four largest cities in Holland are taking part in a large-scale art and cultural event called ‘Holland Art Cities .’ The top ten museums in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht joined forces to put together an unprecedented art spectacle; the resulting exhibits showcase a great variety of scale, range and theme. Two fantastic exhibitions will be held in the city of Rotterdam this fall, taking on the evolution of the Dutch landscape and the artful theatrics of haute couture, respectively:   Kunsthal Rotterdam: New Horizons - The Hague School a...

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