On this day in 1606, famous Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn was born. Considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history, Rembrandt was best known for his portraits, self-portraits and illustrations of scenes from the Bible, history and mythology. His more than 600 paintings are often noted for his innovative use of shadow and light.
This Saturday marks the first official day of summer, and whether you’ve been hiding under air conditioned shelter for months or are still praying for a day you can bust out the denim shorts, one thing is for certain: Summer art exhibitions have arri…
Magical Realism and Modern Oaxaca: Remembering Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014) is currently on view and is named one of the top 15 international summer art exhibitions you should see!
Scientific tests have confirmed that a painting donated to Britain’s National Trust by a wealthy supporter is a Rembrandt self-portrait worth tens of millions of pounds, the heritage body said Tuesday.