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'They all look miserable': British artist uses FaceApp to turn Rijksmuseum frowns upside down

CBC.ca - May 19, 2017
"They all look miserable," the British designer and illustrator told As It Happens host Carol Off. "You imagine you'd been sitting there for, I don't now, five hours, waiting for someone to paint you, you're not gonna look particularly happy. So ...

Rijksmuseum acquires photo book by 1st female photographer

PanARMENIAN.Net - May 19, 2017
Rijksmuseum General Director, Taco Dibbits, said: “We are very pleased with this wonderful acquisition of the first ever photo book, by the first ever female photographer. Anna Atkins' work sits on the border between art and science. Apart from its ...

Grumpy artworks given a smiley makeover with FaceApp

BBC News - May 17, 2017
Have you ever walked around an art gallery and thought, "Why does everyone look so miserable?" Twitter user Olly Gibbs has. And so, during a recent visit to Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, he came up with a solution to brighten up some of the portraits.

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Small Wonders: Late Gothic Boxwood Microcarvings from the Low Countries

Teeming with life, these astounding miniature worlds are virtuoso triumphs of the Late Gothic
This volume reveals the extraordinary artistry of the miniature boxwood carvings of the early 16th century―works so small they can fit in the palm of your hand. These ingeniously constructed, wonderfully detailed works depicting biblical scenes were made for private devotion and amusement. Presenting 60 statuettes, miniature altars, prayer nuts, rosaries, skulls and other pendants, Small Wonders.
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Costume & Fashion

by: Bianca Du Mortier
From the Dutch Golden Age to Saint Laurent: four centuries of costume from the unrivaled collection of the Rijksmuseum
This richly illustrated book presents 80 exceptional garments from the Rijksmuseum’s substantial costume collection, the oldest in the Netherlands. From the clothes of the Frisian branch of the Orange dynasty in the Dutch Golden Age, through dresses of colorful French silk and glittering velvet men’s suits from the 18th century to the classic empire of the fin de siècle to 20th-century haute couture by Dior and Yves Saint Laurent.
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Ornament Prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The seventeenth century Parts one - three

by: Peter Fuhring
Three squarish 4to volumes, cloth. ENGLISH TRANSLATION. 534+593+503 pp. Hundreds of b/w illustrations in each volume. The third volume contains a glossary, bibliography and index of names. More than 14,000 individual prints and albums, primarily by Dutch, German, Italian and French artists, are cataloged. The works are organized in broad categories across the three volumes: Ornament; Decorative Arts; Architecture; Fetes, Fireworks and Theatre; Model and Drawing Books; Representations of Nature; and Writing and Calligraphy.
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Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: Highlights of the Collection

by: Marko Kassenaar
Discover the Treasures of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

A lavishly illustrated publication containing the most important highlights of all centuries displayed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. A perfect guide to preparing yourself to your visit. It makes sure that you'll recognize and fully enjoy the masterworks when visiting this greatest treasure trove of Holland.

Written in an engaging style, the book describes masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age such as The Night Watch and The Jewish Bride by Rembrandt Harmens.
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1/4 A Night at the Rijksmuseum

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM4S2hGZDSE7K74CcRu6AF-bDIxjXjuPy First broadcast: 18 Apr 2013. Andrew Graham-Dixon goes behind the scenes ...

Rijksmuseum – Welkom!

Vanaf 19 september 2014 is online een nieuwe campagne van het Rijksmuseum gestart met een 1 minuut en 30 seconden durende film die de magie van het ...

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rijksmuseum

More info about travel to Amsterdam: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/netherlands/amsterdam The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is one of the ...

Documentary Rijksmuseum (State Museum) Amsterdam HD Rembrandt van Rijn, Night Watch, Stock Broadcast

Documentary The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. COPYRIGHT: PM SCREEN SERVICES, Bilthoven, The Netherlands. HD Full resolution video available for ...

How the Rijksmuseum is reinventing the museum | Wim Pijbes | TEDxJohannesburg

Wim Pijbes' perspective of the world changed forever when he saw Rembrandt van Rijn's Nightwatch at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam as a restless and ...