The Dutch institution had long tried to distance itself from Putin’s Russia, but after the invasion of Ukraine, distance was no longer enough.
Many had previously decried the decision not to restitute the work, alleging that the museum had more to gain by keeping the important painting than the heirs.
In 1715, the colossal painting was trimmed from all four sides, and the removed pieces were later lost.
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.
If the proposal passes, yule be sorry if you go overboard with colorful lights or Santa displays in the Dutch city.
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.
Felicity Hammond penned an open letter saying she was never paid the fees owed to her by Unseen art fair after it declared bankruptcy.
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.”
A new exhibition at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum brings together depictions of the natural world by Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney.
John Berger was wrong! But we have the answers.
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.
From shipwreck artifacts to everyday trash, Below the Surface is a digital archive for centuries of human detritus, all exhumed from an Amsterdam canal.