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Major new exhibitions at the Holburne in 2018.

The Holburne Museum in Bath has today announced its 2018 exhibitions programme, including the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry, the first exhibition to bring together Dutch seventeenth-century paintings from National Trust collections around the country, and an exhibition focussed on Thomas Gainsborough’s theatrical portraits. 590 more words


#FineArtFriday: River View by Moonlight, Aert van der Neer

River View by Moonlight, Aert van der Neer , via Wikimedia Commons

Aert van der Neer, or Aernout or Artus (c. 1603 – 9 November 1677), was a landscape painter of the 

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Traces of Vermeer

Traces of Vermeer
By Jane Jelley
Oxford University Press – £25.00

There was a bewildering choice of blacks at the time, and they all had different properties and different uses. 637 more words

Art & Photography

The secret of the Master...(1)

Dear Readers,

today I don’t want to talk about my work but about an art-program on the Dutch tv.

It is the best art-program ever, I think. 516 more words


#amwriting: do the reasearch

People always ask what you do for a living, as we are a society of people who define ourselves by our occupations. For many years, I was a bookkeeper, and also, I worked in data entry for several large corporations. 921 more words


part two - the magnificent Mauritshuis

A jewel in the heart of the city. The Mauritshuis is one of the reasons I travelled to The Hague.

Girl with a Pearl Earring… 384 more words


Treasures of Toledo

(Toledo, Ohio) One could favorably compare the Toledo Museum of Art to the Art Institute of Chicago, and we would be the ones to do so after our day-trip Tuesday to this magnificent repository of art and jewelry from the ancient world to modern and contemporary work.   71 more words