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Van Gogh Museum

A Masterpiece in the Attic: Some of the Greatest Surprise Art Finds

MutualArt | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts

Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes. Photo: Charles Platiau, Reuters. This might be the understatement of the year: the world is full of surprise...

The Famous Artist Who Inspired the Impressionists - Yet You've Never Heard of Him

MutualArt | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

Vincent Van Gogh, Daubigny's Garden, 1890. Basel, Collection R. Staechelin. must be truly good, when one dies, to be conscious of having done a...

Van Gogh Probably Cut Off His Entire Ear, Not Just A Chunk

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts

Poor Vincent van Gogh. He’s one of the most prolific and influential forces of 20th century art, having blessed the world with his signature post-Im...

Van Gogh Museum Plans To Restore Iconic 'Sunflowers' Painting

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.11.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. One of Vincent van Gogh's vibrant "Sunflowers" paintings may take on renewed life, thanks to the Va...

'Feeling Van Gogh' Helps Visitors Who Are Visually Impaired Experience The Artist's Work

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.17.2015 | Arts

Lay your eyes on a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece like his radiant "Sunflowers" and you'll notice the way paint is so generously layered onto the canvas...

Someone's Making A Vincent Van Gogh Musical, So We Wrote The Playbill For Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

To the delight of many diehard Impressionist fans, and the chagrin of those opposed entirely to the genre of musical theater, someone in Amsterdam is ...

'Vincent is Back' at the Kröller-Müller: Famed Museum Well Prepared for the Master's 160th Birthday

Christian Josi | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Christian Josi

This Saturday is a big day for Vincent Van Gogh geeks like me. This day is the 160th anniversary of the birth of our beloved hero. But what to do when the world's largest collection of works by Van Gogh is unavailable until early May while the building undergoes extensive renovations?

Amsterdam Prepares To Cut Some Ribbons

Rick Steves | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

About 1.5 million people tour the Van Gogh Museum annually. Many of them used to visit on hallucinogenic mushrooms, but a 2008 law now prohibits selling 'shrooms.

Museumageddon Puts Amsterdam Tourism At Risk

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

Visitors to the Dutch capital next year intending to visit its three leading art museums will need to plan their trip carefully—or they might be dis...