Mauritshuis

Rineke Dijkstra & Hans den Hartog Jager: "The Dutch Tradition of Portraiture"

Link to video of Rineke Dijkstra interviewed by Hans den Hartog Jager

Noted art critic and historian Hans den Hartog Jager interviewed Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra, known for her remarkable oeuvre of large-scale portraits, which were featured in a retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum last year. The artist discussed the relationship of contemporary photography and her own work to paintings by such artists as Rembrandt and Vermeer. 

―This program was made possible through the generous support of the Drue Heinz Trust.
 

Emilie Gordenker: "Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis"

Link to video of Emilie Gordenker lecture

The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis combines a truly great collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings with the spectacular setting of a seventeenth-century city palace in the historic center of The Hague. This lecture traces the history of the Mauritshuis's collection and the building that houses it, and offers a behind-the-scenes view of the current renovation and expansion of the museum.
 

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