The Rijksmuseum’s Vermeer exhibition made headlines, but across Europe, many institutions seem to be quietly inching back to their pre-pandemic peaks.
The new documentary Close to Vermeer chronicles the making of the exhibition that brought over half a million visitors to the Amsterdam museum.
Even when his style is at its most self-effacing, smoothly drawing us into the moment, we remain, inevitably, outside.
Changing tactics, the climate activists avoided gluing themselves to the masterpiece or smearing it with food products.
In Vermeer’s paintings, the world is much larger than we imagined and yet somehow deep, meaningful, and magical.
The pearl earring in Johannes Vermeer’s famous masterpiece was likely a fake, researchers say.
The extensive exhibition confronts the Netherlands’s often-forgotten colonialist legacy.
Researchers are investigating whether the presence of lead formate originated from past attempts to conserve the painting.
From February through June, the Amsterdam museum will display 28 works by the Dutch Golden Age master.
In 1715, the colossal painting was trimmed from all four sides, and the removed pieces were later lost.
When museums open the archives, some artists go to work.
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.