The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is proud to present a new exhibition of Rothko’s work, forty years after the last such show in the Netherlands. A unique chance to enjoy Rothko’s work, this exhibition will be held only in The Hague and nowhere else.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam welcomed its 4,000,000th visitor since opening in April 2013. In one month, on November 1st, the completely renovated Philips Wing will open its doors to the public. The Rijksmuseum’s new exhibition wing (1,000 m2) will be able to receive 1 million visitors annually.
Biennale des Antiquaires – the premier showcase of art and antiques featuring treasures from the world’s greatest dealers since the 1950's – will take place at the Grand Palais in Paris from September 11 – 21, 2014.
On the occasion of his official visit to the Netherlands for the Nuclear Security Summit on 24 and 25 March, President Obama of the United States visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Monday, the first ever visit by a serving US President to the museum.
The art market is truly global, the collectors that make the annual pilgrimage to TEFAF come from all over the world. They are discerning and knowledgeable and in order to satisfy their demands, TEFAF's specialist dealers had to find stock of the very highest quality.
A painting that played a key role in making Vincent van Gogh internationally famous and which was later owned by the American millionaire on whom Ian Fleming modelled his arch-villain Goldfinger is to go on sale at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s greatest art fair.
The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat filed a complaint against Christie’s on 4 March, concerning its online sale “Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works From The Collection Of Alexis Adler”. The artist’s two sisters have accused the auction house of offering works for sale that have not been authenticated by the estate, and could therefore potentially be fakes.
A special art piece of the mysterious, but world-famous graffiti artist, Banksy, will be projected on the façade of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Thursday evening, starting at 19:30, on the Museum square side. The huge projection will be visible for three hours.
The 71-year-old man who sold 4,500 forged Anton Heyboer etchings to two gallery owners in Amsterdam will be subpoenaed. The two art galleries who were suspected of selling forged artwork by Anton Heyboer, will not be prosecuted.
In March 2013 TEFAF announced that it had entered into exclusive discussions with Sotheby’s to explore the possibility of developing a high-end art fair in China via Sotheby’s Joint Venture in Beijing with GeHua.
A must-go if you’re interested in fashion photography: the exhibition of William Klein in Foam. The entire museum is dedicated to the life and work of this legendary photographer, filmmaker and designer.
In a bid to introduce art to kids, British artist Damien Hirst has created a book that teaches children their ABCs. Titled ‘ABC’, the alphabet book uses 26 artworks of Hirst to illustrate each letter, from A is for Anatomy to Z is for Zebra.
A stolen painting by the Dutch artist Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994) was jointly bought in London at Sotheby’s contemporary art day auction on 27 June by Amsterdam’s Borzo Modern and Contemporary Art and London’s Mayor Gallery for £182,500.