#Frans Hals

Art History 101

Dutch Golden Age Explained

When one thinks of any Golden Age, the first thing that comes to mind is the 17th century Netherlands at its glory – Dutch Golden Age. The most...

Nicole Ganbold 3 November 2021

WTF Art History

Biggest Art Heists in History

Movies on thefts and art heists are making huge box office hits for their great action and wit. However, even if real art heists have been sometimes...

Irina Diana Calu 12 October 2021

News

The Biggest Art News of 2020

As we approach the end of a very different year, we look back on what happened in the art world in 2020. From big painting sales, fetching high...

Nina Relf 31 December 2020

Museum Stories

Visit in Madrid or Online: The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum

We’ve found yet another reason to visit Madrid: The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza! Alright, traveling nowadays is a painful topic as...

Magda Michalska 1 November 2020

Baroque

Nine Reasons to Smile with Frans Hals

Frans Hals (c. 1582–1666) was one of the Dutch Golden Age painters. Born in Antwerp, he spent his entire adult life in Haarlem. Hals is most famous...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 October 2020

Baroque

Did You Know? Haarlem in the Dutch Golden Age

The city of Haarlem in the Netherlands was one of the flourishing art centers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Today, you can walk the streets of the...

Rachel Witte 20 October 2020

Art History 101

What Is a Tronie? Famous Examples of Tronies in Dutch and Flemish Baroque

The Dutch and Flemish Baroque of the 17th century is mostly known through the works of Rembrandt in the Dutch Republic and Rubens in Flanders.

Anastasia Manioudaki 30 May 2020

Art State of Mind

Family in Art: Missing Our Loved Ones

Today, we have photographs and video cameras to help us capture special moments or gatherings with family and friends. We are able to capture the...

Rachel Witte 25 May 2020

Museum Stories

Best Moments of Apple’s Hermitage Museum Journey

The Apple company recently presented a film that was shot within the State Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg. It shows 45 halls and 600 works of...

Elizaveta Ermakova 21 April 2020