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On The Trail of Vermeer, Finding Inspiration at The Maurithuis

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  Naturally, any journey into Vermeer (outside of New York City) should begin in Delft, the city that provided the Dutch master with the light and settings that make his work such a wonder of human achievement. For a full walking tour of the town, there’s no place better to look than in the pages of our “ART + TRAVEL ... Read More »

Upper East Side Girls: Nine of Vermeer’s Maids Living In Manhattan

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  There’s something about New York—the power, the money, the energy—that attracts the most beautiful women from all over the earth—350-year-old Delft maidens included. Odd as it may seem to regular consumers of high European culture, New York City, and specifically the Upper East Side of the borough of Manhattan, holds more examples of Delft master Joannes Vermeer’s art than ... Read More »

Dutch Artist Creates Massive Sculpture For Audience of Polar Bears

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  Through our travel guides on art, music and film, we encourage you to personally engage great paintings, rare sounds and unforgettable movie locations using your eyes, your passport and your feet. But a new, near monumental piece of sculpture created by Dutch artist Ap Verheggen isn’t something we suggest you see up close, unless you’re the captain of an ... Read More »

Pack Your Bags and Put on Your Walking Shoes! “Art + Travel” Hits The Shelves Today

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  We’ve been touting the upcoming release of our new title, “Art + Travel Europe: Step Into the Lives of Five Famous Painters”, for weeks now. Finally, this unique volume of historical backgrounds, local walking tours, museum reviews, and handy lists of fine eateries and accommodations has been released. At last, world travelers can pick up our trim, portable guidebook ... Read More »

“Bedroom” Stories: Van Gogh Classic Under Restoration Gets Its Own Blog

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  Sure—us, you, Kanye West, your grandmother—we’ve all got blogs. But the new project hosted on the website of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is the first time we’ve heard of a singular work of art from a master of the early modern school having its own regularly updated website. Called “Bedroom Secrets”, the new blog follows the slow-moving ... Read More »

Master Vermeer Forger Han van Meegeren Gets The Retrospective Treatment

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  When it comes to art and art history, we’ll go out of our way for an authentic experience. Sure, between the Frick and the Met, eight of the 37 acknowledged paintings by Vermeer in existence are just a walk away from our offices. But to really understand Vermeer, to get an authentic experience of his art, we suggest you ... Read More »

SXSW Screenings, Flaming Lips Return To Film, and How To Travel With Sex Toys

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Between viewings of Vermeers and Van Goghs, catch Tulipomania at the Rijksmuseum this month. (Artdaily)   Jaunted has all the SXSW screenings you can’t afford to miss. (Jaunted)   Will Botox destroy acting as we know it? (NYMag)   Learn the “sexy” ways to carry your important valuables when traveling abroad. (Gadling)   And from the same people, learn the ... Read More »

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