In 1715, the colossal painting was trimmed from all four sides, and the removed pieces were later lost.
In Surprise Ruling, Kandinsky Painting Will Not Be Returned to Jewish Collector Heirs
The Amsterdam District Court rejected claims from the heirs of a Jewish art collector that a 1909 painting by Kandinsky in Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum was sold under Nazi-era duress and should be returned.
Amsterdam Wants Residents to Tone Down Their Christmas Lights
If the proposal passes, yule be sorry if you go overboard with colorful lights or Santa displays in the Dutch city.
Thieves Steal van Gogh Painting From Dutch Museum Closed for COVID-19
With museums across the Netherlands closed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, burglars used the pandemic to lift a van Gogh painting from the Signer Laren museum.
After Artist Pens Open Letter, Unseen Art Fair Owners Promise Payment
Felicity Hammond penned an open letter saying she was never paid the fees owed to her by Unseen art fair after it declared bankruptcy.
Explore the Interior of a Rembrandt Masterpiece
A newly released app called Rembrandt Reality allows the user to enter and wander through the Rembrandt painting “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp.”
An Exhibition Comparing Hockney and van Gogh Searches for Common Ground
A new exhibition at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum brings together depictions of the natural world by Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney.
Contrary to Popular Belief, “Wheatfield with Crows” Was Not Vincent van Gogh’s Last Painting
John Berger was wrong! But we have the answers.
Finding the Best in a Rembrandt Exhibition of a Lifetime
The Rijksmuseum is celebrating the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death by exhibiting nearly 400 works by the Dutch painter. Here are our top selections from the show.
Digitally Explore Thousands of Artifacts Excavated from an Amsterdam Canal
From shipwreck artifacts to everyday trash, Below the Surface is a digital archive for centuries of human detritus, all exhumed from an Amsterdam canal.
Giant Keith Haring Mural Revealed Nearly 30 Years After It Was Covered Up
Painted in 1986, the mural was covered up with aluminum siding three years later and has only just been brought back to light.
Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase
Sibahle Nkumbi had gone to the Netherlands to write about an exhibition by the artist Zanele Muholi, who posted a video of the attack on Instagram.