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2013-09-26 12:26:44

Dutch creativity takes center stage in New York with masterpieces by Dutch artists including Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals on view at the Frick Collection and on DailyDutchInnovation.com, an online initiative by the Royal Netherlands Embassy showcasing centuries of Dutch start-up culture. WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The unique show, "Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis" will be on view at the Frick Collection in New...

2013-06-13 16:24:55

From Rembrandt to 3D printing, the Royal Netherlands Embassy is showcasing Dutch innovations, discoveries and inventors throughout history on a new website, DailyDutchInnovation.com. WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DailyDutchInnovation.com celebrates the centuries-old Dutch start-up culture and shows how it continues to shape our modern lives. Every day, the site will highlight a different innovation from a variety of industries and sciences, mixing historical as...

2013-05-17 23:14:00

Artists, painters, and art students enjoy the brilliance of Rembrandt´s works viewed in high resolution on iPhone and iPad with Mighty Mack´s Drawings: Rembrandt van Rijn App. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606 — 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period that...

Mercury Has Unusual Tectonic Landforms
2012-11-16 09:30:37

[ Watch the Video: What Is Mercury ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online MESSENGER, in orbit around Mercury since March of last year, has discovered assemblages of tectonic landforms unlike any previously found on Mercury or elsewhere in the Solar System. Smithsonian scientist Thomas Watters published the findings in the December issue of Geology. Mercury's surface is covered with deformational landforms, formed by faulting in response to horizontal contraction or...

2012-11-15 08:26:50

AMSTERDAM, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Masterpieces from Rembrandt to Rietveld will be seen in a new light as one of the world's greatest art collections is revealed in a striking sequence of 80 galleries - Over 8,000 works of art will go on show telling the story of Dutch art and history After ten years of rebuilding, renovation and restoration, the new Rijksmuseum will open on 13 April 2013. Never before has a...

2012-02-20 05:51:00

LONDON, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Public Invited to Tag Paintings to Help Build a National Online Catalogue The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF), in partnership with the BBC, today announced that all oil paintings in National Museums Liverpool have been added to the Your Paintings website for the nation to enjoy. Your Paintings is a project to create a complete online catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, whether on display or in store, at...

2011-08-05 22:41:32

Facebook and artists like Rembrandt have much in common, says the author of "Friending the Virgin: some thoughts on the pre-history of Facebook" in the open access journal SAGE Open. The main commonality lies in the act of portraiture, which consists of more than just the realistic depiction of a subject, but also a number of rhetorical decisions closely intertwined with evolving ideas of identity and society, according to author Larry Friedlander. The article points out the complex...

2011-03-29 20:05:40

Gaze upon Rembrandt's The Night Watch, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, or one of the great Dutch master's famous self-portraits. Contemplate Caravaggio's Boy with a Basket of Fruit, Supper at Emmaus, or the famed Italian artist's Seven Works of Mercy. Admire Peter Paul Rubens' Prometheus Bound, Portrait of WÃ…“šadysÃ…“šaw IV, or the Flemish baroque painter's The Exchange of Princesses. Speaking at the 241st National meeting & Exposition of...

2010-09-28 17:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Deanna Petherbridge, the well-known British artist and writer, announces dates for her U.S. book tour for The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice, recently published by Yale University Press with support from the Metabolic Studio. The tour features three Southern California appearances at prestigious art institutions. These dates offer artists, art historians and the art-interested public the opportunity to hear Petherbridge's...

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2010-05-28 10:10:00

A University of British Columbia researcher has uncovered what makes Rembrandt's masterful portraits so appealing. In the study, published in the current issue of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's arts and sciences journal Leonardo, UBC researcher Steve DiPaola argues that Rembrandt may have pioneered a technique that guides the viewer's gaze around a portrait, creating a special narrative and "calmer" viewing experience. Renaissance artists used various techniques to engage...