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Johannes Vermeer

At Home In Holland: Vermeer And His Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection

Susan Jaques | Posted 10.10.2016 | Arts
Susan Jaques

"At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection" at the Mauritshuis is a rare chance to enjoy over twenty of these snapshots of everyday life in the 17th century Dutch Republic.

Hindsight Is 20/20

George Heymont | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

With choreography by Paloma McGregor, The House that Will Not Stand is the kind of magical theatrical experience that seems wonderfully old-fashioned.

Tim's Vermeer

Francis Levy | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Who was the greater genius Tim or Vermeer? It took Tim Jension 1825 days to figure out how Vermeer painted "The Music Lesson." Or tried to figure it o...

Movie Review: Tim's Vermeer

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Penn and Teller's Tim's Vermeer is like a cinematic magic trick, one that unveils itself over the course of roughly 90 minutes -- and encompasses the years it took Tim Jenison to work the illusion. Except it's not an illusion.

Inventor or Artist? An Interview with Tim Jenison of Tim's Vermeer

Kristin McCracken | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Modestly successful in his lifetime, then relatively forgotten, Vermeer was rediscovered in the 19th Century. He has since become regarded as a grand master.

Who Was the Girl With the Pearl Earring?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

One historian suggests she was actually the artist who painted a fifth of the works attributed to Vermeer—his daughter. By Benjamin Binstock ...

The Price to Pay for Messing with Gods and Muses

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Unfortunately, we don't have National Theater here in the United States. But who needs it? After all, we are enjoying - or rather suffering - by watch...

Kids Made Masterpiece... From Legos

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

We've all heard "my kid could do that!" when a contentious work of art makes its debut, but rarely do we hear that claim about the works of classical ...