The Noordbrabants Museum bought a Van Gogh painting titled Still life with bottles and shell from a private individual abroad for 2.5 million euros, the museum announced on Wednesday. This is the third painting by Vincent van Gogh that the museum in Den Bosch bought in as many years.
Jeroen van den Eijnde, director of Camp Vught where the National WWII Monument is located, is calling for a new examination of the camp using modern techniques. According to him, archeological excavations last week again showed that a new dig is necessary, Omroep Brabant reports.
Recent excavations at the site uncovered numerous fragments and remains from World War II, including bullets and pieces of Bakelite radios, which were made in the camp.
The Noordbrabants Museum and the Museo del Prado together won the prestigious Global Award for Fine Art for the exhibition "Hieronymus Bosch - Visions of a Genius", which celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Dutch artist's death last year, Omroep Brabant reports.
The museums in Den Bosch and Madrid shared a large part of the exhibition. The two art institutions won in the category "Renaissance, baroque, old masters, dynasties - solo artist". Noordbrabants Museum director Charles de Mooij received the award in New York.
This year Den Bosch dedicated the entire year to locally born artist Hieronymus Bosch. During the year 1.3 million people visited the city. A small 422 thousand people from 81 different countries visited the Hieronymus Bosch - visions of a genius exhibition in the Noordbrabants Museum, Omroep Brabant reports.
The year of Hieronymus Bosch came to an official end on Sunday, with a party on the Wilhelminaplein. There was music and fireworks and the unveiling of the so-called Bosch Beast, a massive metal owl.
The Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch acquired a watercolor by Vincent van Gogh titled "The Rectory Garden in Nuenen ", the museum announced. The museum calls it the "most important purchase ever", though the price paid for the painting was not disclosed, Omroep Brabant reports
The watercolor is Van Gogh's first experiment with walking figures. It shows couples wandering around the garden. According to the museum, the watercolor gives a good overview of Van Gogh's Brabant period.
The Hieronymus Bosch exhibition in the Noordbrabants Museum drew a total of 421,700 visitors - a record number of visitors for an exhibition in the Den Bosch museum
The Noordbrabants Museum once again decided to extend its opening hours for the massively popular and successful Hieronymus Bosch exhibition. This means that a few more tickets for the sold out exhibition will also become available
Bad news for those still hoping to get tickets for the Hieronymus Bosch exhibition in the Noordbrabants Museum. All 380 thousand available tickets were sold and the exhibition is completely sold out.
The Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch extended its exhibition "Hieronymus Bosch - Visions of a genius" due to the exhibitions massive popularity. A massive 300 thousand tickets have already been sold
The Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch tried to block a documentary about their Hieronymus Bosch exhibition with a lawsuit because they knew it would offend the Prado Museum in Madrid
The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain decided not to lend two paintings to the Noordbrabants Museum in s-Hertogenbosch for its Hieronymus Bosch exhibition. The Prado Museum decided to go back on its agreement to lend the two paintings because it is furious that Dutch experts judged them to be replica's, instead of works done by Bosch himself
King Willem-Alexander opened a fifteen-year-in-the-making Hieronymus Bosch exhibition in the Noordbrabants Museum in 's-Hertogenbosch on Friday afternoon. The exhibition, titled Hieronymus Bosch - visions of a genius is part of the commemoration of the 500 year anniversary of the Dutch artist's death and consists of almost 40 of the his works - 20 paintings and 19 sketches
Researchers have determined that a painting kept in storage for years at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri was actually painted by Hieronymus Bosch. Born in Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, the painter likely produced the work in the early 16th century, newswire ANP reported.
The Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch will host the largest Jheronimus Bosch exhibition from February 13th next year. The exhibition is expected to consist of 20 paintings and 19 drawings, NU reports.