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Shedding light on Dutch history and art, the Rijks Museum is one of the most visited museums in the world. A large and significant part of the collection is devoted to Dutch art, especially painting.

Along with these works, works of European and Asian arts, sculptures, objects and sketches are also exhibited. In this museum, which you will add to your cultural visits program, you can see especially the paintings of Rembrandt and Jan Vermeer. We start our article with the history of the museum, if you wish, you can go directly to the Rijks Museum Ticket and Rijksmuseum Entrance Fees section below.

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History of the Rijks Museum

The dominance of the Dutch naval fleet in world trade brought about an increase in welfare. This environment of prosperity encouraged the arts. Opened in 1800 as the National Gallery of Art, the Rijksmuseum was later moved to the Royal Palace in Amsterdam by King Louis Bonaparte (Napoleon’s brother). In 1885, Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers designed a new building combining Gothic and Renaissance styles. It was reopened in 2013 as a result of restoration work. The name of the museum means Royal Museum / State Museum .

Rijks Museum Sections

Consisting of a large main building and small annexes, the Rijksmuseum has three floors . Artifacts considered important for the Netherlands are exhibited on the first floor. In the museum, there are more than one million works of art and artifacts of historical value covering the period between 1400 and 1900. However, only 8,000 of these 1 million works are on display; 2,000 of these 8,000 works are paintings made during the Dutch golden age. In other words, the focus of the museum is the works and collections of Dutch artists.

Ground floor

Works reflecting 18th and 19th century art are on display. In the Asian Arts Section, which you can enter from the Philips wing, the works of the Netherlands obtained through trade in the middle ages are exhibited. Among the works; There are Indian sculptures, Korean wooden crafts, Vietnamese plates, Chinese scrolls and bronze figures.

The Honor Gallery , where the density is highest, is located on the ground floor. Works by 17th century artists are on display. The corridor is divided into loggias with iron-worked beams. Works and portraits of famous painters are exhibited up to the ceilings.

First floor

Artifacts reflecting the history of the Netherlands are exhibited on this floor. You can also see various war paintings, 17th century ship models, objects salvaged from shipwrecks. The works of Rembrandt and Jan Vermeer stand out as works of the 17th century . As the works of the 18th century, paintings by artists such as Jan van Huysum, Adriaan van der Werff, Adriaan de Lelie and Cornelis Troost stand out.

On the first floor, there is also the “European Painting Department” where the works of European artists are exhibited . In the section that covers a small area, European painters, especially Piero di Cosimo, are featured.

All works are exhibited in galleries. While visiting the galleries on this floor, you can also see the section containing the drawings and sketches of artists such as Rembrandt, Hercules Seghers, Dürer, Tiepolo, Toulouse-Leutrec.

Second floor

20th century artifacts are exhibited on this floor. You can see paintings, furniture, photographs, posters, films and historical objects that have left their mark on this century. Among the works are the famous designer Yves Saint Laurent’s “Mondrian Dress” inspired by De Stijl’s abstract paintings , Armchair for Til Brugman (Gerrit Thomas Rietveld-1919 ), Made in USA (Shinkichi Tajiri-1964 ), Man and Machine (Marinus) You can visit works such as Johannes Hack-1913 ).

You can find Dutch artifacts on each floor, including religiously themed medieval sculptures, Renaissance period objects, furniture, glasswork, ceramics, jewelery and porcelain.

Must-See Artifacts

The Dutch gave great value to their artists and opened private galleries within the Rijks Museum. Among them, you can visit works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Der Helst, Breitner and Verspronc. We have compiled 8 works and stories for you.

The Night Watch – “The Night Watch” by Rembrandt (1642)

Rembrant Nightwatch Rijksmuseum

Would you be surprised to know that the name of Rembrandt’s most famous painting is actually wrong ? The title of the work is known as The Night Watch, but Rembrandt gave it the title ” Captain Frans Bannng Cocq and Lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch’s Corps Prepare to March” . In fact, the work does not depict a night scene; it is actually depicted during the daytime. This name, which was not given by the artist, was first used at the end of the 18th century. By then, the painting had darkened considerably due to the accumulation of many layers of dirt and varnish, as well as improper restoration work, thus giving the impression that the event took place at night.

Rembrandt made this work of art on the order of Captain Banninck Cocq, the mayor of Amsterdam at the time, for a fee . In this work, Rembrandt portrayed the guards posing for him, not in an unusual portrait composition, but in a state of action.

With its dimensions of three and a half meters high and four and a half meters wide, and a weight of 330 kg, the work is very large. Its edges were cut off so that it could be taken out of the door during mobilization, so it is presumed that at least two figures were sacrificed. He was also attacked with a knife in 1975, and in 1990 he was sprayed with acid by a mentally unstable person.

The work underwent a comprehensive restoration in July 2019, and the restoration was completed as a result of 2 years of work.

The Milkmaid – The Milkmaid, by Johannes Vermeer (1660)

The Milkmaid Johannes Vermeer – Rijksmuseum

Vermeer’s famous work is a portrait of a maid pouring milk. It is one of the most popular paintings in the museum. The artist used saturated blue and yellow tones effectively in his work. In this work, you can question the photographic reality of the artist and watch the reflections of natural light.

Celebration of the Treaty of Münster

Van der Helst – Rijks Museum

Van der Helst described the signing of the Münster agreement in this work. This painting is one of the important works of Rijks Museum. When you examine the painting carefully, you can see that a symbolic meal is depicted, emphasizing the reconciliation policy of Amsterdam.

The Singel Bridge by George Hendrik Breitner (1896)

The Singel Bridge by George Hendrik Breitner

In this work, the artist depicted the natural life of the people on the Singel Bridge on a winter day. In the first work of the work, she received negative comments because she depicted the woman in the picture as a maid. For this reason, she re- described the same woman as a modern and stylish woman in her work . It is known that Breitner often took photographs to prepare his paintings, and he made several such works for this work. The way the woman walks straight towards us and the image is cropped stands out clearly photographically. Many famous painters have taken this work as an example in order to make technological paintings.

The Cuypers Library

The Cuypers Library

It is the largest and oldest art history library in the Netherlands. It is located on the second floor of the museum. Visitors, students and art historians can use the library to learn about the Rijks Museum collection. iPads are available in the library and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the museum.

The Threatened Swan, Jan Aselijn

The Threatened Swan

The work depicts a swan defending its nest against a dog. After this work was made, it began to be interpreted politically. It is a painting considered a symbol of Dutch national resistance. It represents the Dutch Statesman Johan de Witt, who fought against the enemies of the state. It draws attention as the first work purchased by the National Art Gallery, which served before the Rijksmuseum opened.

Marten and Oopjen, Rembrandt

Marten and Oopjen Rembrandt

Considered the world’s most sought-after and least-exhibited Rembrandts, these two paintings depict an English nobleman and a woman. In 2016, the Netherlands and France jointly bought these paintings for 160 million Euros. Therefore, they are exhibited alternately in the Rijks Museum and the Louvre Museums. Restoration studies on these artifacts revealed an interesting fact. Namely; In both portraits, Rembrandt initially painted a round door or gate in the background. He then covered it with curtains, presumably to reinforce the coherence between the portraits. Research has revealed that both paintings were painted at the same time.

‘Winter Landscape’ by Hendrick Avercamp

endrick Avercamp – Winter Landscape – Rijks Museum

Hendrick Avercamp was a born deaf and mute painter, which resulted in an increased ability for visual representation in his art. The work shows people having fun on an icy lake and many details. The ducks swimming in the broken pond, the details of the abandoned house, even someone making a small toilet, playing ice hockey. Hundreds of details. Examination of this work is the subject of a separate article in itself. On this subject, I leave with you the tweet series of the esteemed Umberto Eto.

Rijksmuseum Transportation

Do not prefer your private car and public transportation vehicles as the building is in the Museum Square and due to heavy traffic. There are trams that depart every 15 minutes to the museum. You can take tram 2 or 5 from Amsterdam Central Station and get off at Hobbemastrat station. From here, you can take the tram number 6,7 or 10, get off at the Spiegelgracht station and go to the museum.

Rijks Museum Ticket & Entrance Fees

If you don’t buy a ticket & make a reservation in advance for the Rijks Museum, which is one of the most important museums in the world and the most visited museum in the Netherlands after the Van Gogh Museum, you can spend a significant part of your time waiting in the ticket queue. The most preferred ticket types are as follows, along with the entrance fees:

1-) Rijks Museum Skip-the-Line Ticket (Click): This type of online ticket is sold by the authorized dealer Rijksmuseum on Getyourguide. As of the date of our article, there are 7246 positive comments about the ticket. The Entry Ticket is valid for 1 day. Mobile tickets or printed tickets are accepted. After purchasing the ticket, you read and pass the barcode, which will be your barcode in the e-mail (also transmitted as SMS) to your phone. Therefore, when making a reservation, you need to enter your phone and e-mail information correctly.

If you cannot find a place on Getyourguide at the time and date you want, you can check the Tiqets-Rijksmuseum address as a second option. Since Rijks Museum tickets are physically shared between ticket / tour companies at the box office and on the internet, in some cases, the date not found in one can be found in the other ticket company. Both are the same in price.

Also, as we mentioned in Visit Tips, don’t forget to download the Rijksmuseum app before entering the museum.

2) Enter with the I Amsterdam City Card (Click): With this card, which is valid for 24 hours – 96 hours, you can enter 44 museums in Amsterdam free of charge. You also have rights such as free use of public transportation, free canal cruise, discounts at restaurants. This card is in the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. It is worth noting that this card is highly preferred among Turkish tourists. You can review it according to your situation. You can print the card, or you can use it as a mobile. As of the date of our article, there are more than 2,200 positive comments about it and the fee is 65 Euros per person .

Ideal Time to Visit & Tips

The museum is open all year round from 9 am to 5 pm ( including the first day of the year, holidays and even Christmas!) . It’s best to arrive early in the morning (for example, arrive 10 minutes before the Museum opens) or late in the afternoon (after 3:00 p.m.) in order to avoid heavy crowds and to explore the museum more comfortably . Considering the size of the museum, we recommend that you buy tickets online early in the morning and spend 1 full day here . The busiest days of the museum are Fridays , weekends and holidays.

  • When you arrive early, go straight to the second floor and go directly to see the Night Watch / The Night Watch . Then check out other Golden Age paintings in the Eregalerij (Gallery of Honor). This is the most important and busiest part of the museum. After that, start your museum visit over, even if it requires a full turnaround.
  • We recommend leaving your backpack at your hotel. Because it is forbidden to enter with a backpack, and there is a queue for at least 30 minutes at the cloakroom, except when the museum is less crowded.
  • The Van Gogh Museum is a 2-minute walk from here, the bookshops located between the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijks Museum sell plenty of documents, guides and other materials about these museums. You can get it before your visit.
  • The museum has its own application in the Play Store (I think it’s also available for iPhone), you can access it by clicking here . Simply type “Rijksmuseum” into the Store apps .
  • The museum is really big, we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes. The total walking distance in the gallery is 1.5 km. There is a large cafeteria in the entrance hall of the museum. Here you can drink coffee and relax.
  • Do not leave without taking a photo with the inscription “I Amsterdam” in front of the museum .

Thank you for reading our article. In this article, we share all the information about the Rijks Museum with you; We gave you information about Rijksmuseum entrance fees, Rijksmuseum ticket purchases. We look forward to your valuable comments and photos after your visit. With love.

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World’s first vagina museum reported to close

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It has been announced that the world’s first vagina museum, which offers vagina-themed exhibits to its visitors, will close.

The world’s first vagina museum in England will reportedly close tomorrow after its owner was asked to leave the building.

It was noted that the museum, which was opened 10 months ago, hosted more than 40 thousand people who came to learn about “gynecological anatomy” and look at the vagina-themed exhibits.
Museum managers, who were notified to vacate the building “soon” due to property tutelage, said they were “disappointed”.

Zoe Williams, Director of Museum Development and Marketing, said, “However, this is not the end for the world’s first brick and mortar museum dedicated to gynecological anatomy. This is definitely not the last place you will see the Vagina Museum in the physical world. We’ve had a few more months with a host to secure our future. “We are looking for a permanent settlement. This setback has made our search more urgent, but we are confident we will find the right home for us in the future.”

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British scholars: Mysterious painting may belong to Rafael

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British scholars Mysterious painting may belong to Rafael

British academics announced that they were examining a painting called Brecy Tondo by an unknown artist and a work by Rafael, and that Tondo could most likely belong to Rafael. Artificial intelligence facial recognition technology was used in the review.

Academics from the UK-based University of Nottingham and Bradford compared the two faces in the painting Brecy Tondo with the faces in Rafael’s Sistine Madonna with artificial intelligence face recognition technology.

Announcing the results of the examination in a press release yesterday, the academics emphasized that the faces in the two works are the same and said, “This means that it is highly likely that the two paintings were made by the same artist.”

“The features of the painting are thought to be typical of Renaissance work and therefore very unlikely to be a later copy,” said the academics, who also performed pigment analysis on Brecy Tondo.

BETTER THAN THE HUMAN EYES
The press release states that the artificial intelligence facial recognition technology was developed by Professor Hassan Ugail from the University of Bradford, “(Face recognition technology) uses what is called a deep neural network (DNN) to pass data through multiple filters. “DNNs can identify patterns in images and video with much higher accuracy than the human eye.”

While the similarity between the faces of the Madonnas in the two paintings was 97 percent, the comparison of the faces of the babies gave a result of 86 percent. Academics stressed that similarities over 75 percent are “considered the same”.

WHO IS RAFAEL?
Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520) is known as Raphael for short, master painter and architect of the Renaissance. Rafael, who is famous for his Madonna depictions, has many works in the Vatican. Raphael, along with Michelangelo and Loenardo da Vinci, are called the ‘Grand Masters’ of the period.

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Leiden University in the Netherlands, the painting that has been the subject of debate for years has been taken down from the wall

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Leiden University in the Netherlands the painting that has been the subject of debate for years has been taken down from the wall

The painting of six men smoking cigars at the Netherlands-based Leiden University has been the subject of controversy for years, with some finding it offensive because it depicts the manager. The painting was suddenly taken off the wall in November, sparking further controversy.

University officials hung the painting in its place and found the solution to establish a committee to decide whether the painting should remain on the wall.

Painter Rein Dool’s 1977 oil painting depicting six male university administrators smoking cigars has been the subject of debate for years as it promotes ‘both patriarchy and smoking’. During this time, the painting was suddenly taken down from the wall and its face was turned to the wall. This action was applauded by some and criticized by others. Former Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal criticized the painting’s download with the words “This shame, this stupidity, this obsession of so-called intellectual professors”.

‘THEY ARE VALUABLE FORMER DIRECTORS OF OUR UNIVERSITY’

Hanging the painting in place, the authorities described the action as “spontaneous” and announced that a committee would be formed on November 15. “We view the action (download chart) as the start of a discussion on the topic, but we’re pausing it for now. We will hang the painting on the wall again for now.” In the university statement, they took ownership of the painting and said, “They are very valuable former administrators of our university and the Painting is a unique, historical depiction of the period. It is an impressive piece of art and we are proud of the past rulers depicted in the painting. Action does not change that.”

Leiden University officials announced the establishment of the Committee on 19 December. “The committee will also consider what to do with Dool’s painting, where and how best to display it,” the statement said. It was stated that the committee will work not only on this painting by Rein Doll, but also on the university’s exhibition policy.

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French writer Bourdin dies

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French author Bourdin, whose books have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide, entered the “Best Sellers” list, has died at the age of 70.

French writer Françoise Bourdin, whose book D’eau et de feu was translated into Turkish with the title ‘Water and Fire’, died at the age of 70.

The news of Bourdin’s death was announced by his publisher ‘Editis’.

“My deepest condolences to Françoise Bourdin’s family and millions of loyal readers,” the publisher said in a statement on Bourdin’s death, AFP reported.

Bourdin, who wrote four novels in one year, was on the ‘Most Read’ list, selling more than 15 million copies.

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Banksy’s £1m work could be demolished

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It turned out that the £1 million Brexit painting that Banksy painted on the wall of a building in France, which surprised him by disappearing overnight, could be demolished as part of the municipality’s plans to develop the site.

According to collector John Brandler, the overpainted painting can be salvaged and re-exhibited.

Banksy’s Brexit painting appeared overnight on the wall of a building near the Dover Ferry Terminal in Dover, France, in May 2017. Pictured is a construction worker smashing a star on the EU flag with a chisel in his hand.

But the famous painting disappeared overnight. In August 2019 the building was mysteriously painted. And it was bought by the Dover District Council last September.

It turned out that Banksy’s £1 million (approximately 22.5 million lira) artwork could be demolished as part of the municipality’s plans to develop the site.

Collector John Brandler, who owns several Banksy works, thinks that the work is still under the mural, and wants to save it and display it.

Although he doesn’t live or work in Dover, Brandler said he wants to make the town the sixth street art museum in the world.

“Getting rid of that mural would be like trashing the Mona Lisa, selling the Eiffel Tower for scrap; “There are five street art museums in the world, and I want to create a sixth. Now the building is owned by the council, and I think they want to redevelop it. I can save it. I can make it a community asset by putting it next to the other Banksys. I want people to see it here.” You have this incredible asset that he will flock to.”

The disappearance of the painting was described as “cultural vandalism” and “catastrophic”, with some suggesting that it may have been removed “by order from above”, implying politicians who advocated Britain’s departure from the EU.

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Google Doodle: Judith Leyster

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The works of Judith Leyster, one of the rare female painters who lived in the ‘Golden Age’ of the Netherlands in the 17th century and whose works have survived, were forgotten for a long time or were accepted as the works of Franz Hals.

Judith Leyster was born on 28 July 1609 in Haarlem and died on 10 February 1660.

Judith Leyster, the highly successful Dutch female painter of the “Golden Age”, did not come from an artistic environment: her father was a fabric manufacturer and owner of the brewery and pub “Leyster” in Haarlem.

His great talent was evident in childhood; Through his father’s pub, he had contact with many artists and his talents were discovered. In 1625, his father had to file for bankruptcy. It is not without reason that some biographers see the impoverishment of the family as a wonderful opportunity for vocational training for all children, because otherwise particularly well-off families prepare their daughters to marry a wealthy person. Just two years later, Leyster was mentioned as a painter in a promotion of the city of Haarlem. In 1629 he began signing works under his own name: with the interlocking initials JL and an attached star. In 1633 St. She became the first woman to be accepted into the Lukas painting guild. She showcased her talents with lots of different brushes. She had her own workshop and at least three students. She was making a living independently. She married the painter Jan Miense Molenaer in 1636. She sought reassurance, met with restlessness. The couple had to change residence frequently and urgently, as his wife’s debts led to disputes with creditors. Since he had to help his wife financially, his post-marriage autographs were not very common. She soon gave birth to the first of a total of five children, only two of whom reached adulthood. In 1659, he had his will written by court order to prevent the sale of the property and to protect his children. She died on February 10, 1660.

Leyster’s works were long forgotten or accepted as the works of Franz Hals. In 1893, the Louvre Museum found that a painting by Franz Hals belonged to Judith Leyster, enabling the artist’s work to be investigated.

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Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022

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Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022. British news agency Reuters published the photographs that marked the year 2022. The agency has selected the memorable photos throughout the year.

As we prepare to leave 2022 behind, the British news agency Reuters brought together the moments that left a mark this year in a gallery. Images from events that marked this year, such as Russia’s attack on Ukraine and the death of Queen Elizabeth, were featured in Reuters’ gallery.

THE MOMENTS THAT MADE THE YEAR 2022

Undoubtedly, one of the most talked about events of 2022 was Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Frames and news from the war zone made headlines in the world press.

Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022

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A woman carrying her cat walks past buildings destroyed by Russian bombardment in Borodyanka during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (April 5, 2022)

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Ukrainian soldiers in the Kharkiv Region, Ukraine, while trying to resist Russia…

Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022 3

During the Russian occupation of Ukraine, the injured in a rocket attack in a hospital being treated… (1 April 2022)

Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022

People flee to hide from the attack of Russian troops on the town of Irpin in Ukraine.

Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022 1

Irina Filkina, 52, was killed on the way home by bike when Bucha Dan could not get on an evacuation bus leaving because there was no room.

 

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A woman walks in a chest-deep flood after super typhoon Noru in San Ildefonso, Bulacan province, Philippines.

Reuters selected the most memorable photos of 2022

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People search for debris on the beach in Mananjary, Madagascar, following Hurricane Batsirai.

A woman stands in front of her door after the damage caused by heavy rains in South Africa.

 

 

 

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Museum of the Canals: How Amsterdam Houses Are Built

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Museum of the Canals: How Amsterdam Houses Are Built. The Canals Museum in Amsterdam is a museum dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the city’s canals.

Housed in an old warehouse by the canal, the museum features exhibits on the construction and use of the canals, as well as their role in the city’s economy and trade. The museum also has a collection of paintings, drawings and photographs depicting life in the canals.

Museum of the Canals: How Amsterdam Houses Are Built

Located close to the center of the Historic Canal District, the museum offers visitors a chance to learn about the history and engineering of Amsterdam’s canals.

The museum’s collection includes several interactive exhibits that show how the canals were built and used over the centuries. Visitors can also see how the canals are preserved today.
This museum is also liked by those who are interested in architecture or who study architecture. You can examine in detail the magnificent architecture of Amsterdam and how the buildings were built on water.

Some sections of the museum focus on the people who live and work in Amsterdam and how they have shaped the canals over time. This information is supported by projection shows, models and animations, making it more memorable.

How to get to the Canals Museum?

The Canals Museum is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. To go to the museum, take the tram or bus to Dam Square. From Dam Square, walk west on Rokin street until you reach the Keizersgracht canal. The museum is at Keizersgracht 384 on the south side of the canal.

The Canals Museum in Amsterdam is a must-see for anyone interested in Dutch history or culture. The museum offers a wide variety of exhibits and events designed to educate and entertain visitors. With its convenient location and reasonable entry price, the Canals Museum is an ideal destination for tourists and locals alike.

Location: Herengracht 386, 1016 CJ Amsterdam

Website: https://grachten.museum/

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Frida Kahlo’s trashed work sold for $8.63 million

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Frida Kahlos trashed work sold for 8.63 million

The self-portrait of the world-famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which she disliked and trashed, sold for $ 8.63 million at auction.

For Frida Kahlo’s 1933 and disliked “Self-Portrait. His work, which he named “So ugly” (Autorretrato. Muy feo) and then thrown away, was put up for sale by an unnamed person at an auction held at Christie’s auction house in New York on Thursday.

An estimated price of between 7 and 10 million dollars was determined before the sale for Frida’s self-portrait, which she made with the rarely used fresco technique and measuring 22.2 by 27.3 centimeters, and the work was sold for 8.63 million dollars.

It is reported that a friend named Lucienne Bloch found the piece, which Frida threw in the trash, during a visit and secretly bought it and sold it at auction.

Last year, Frida Kahlo’s work “Diego and me” had a buyer for 34.9 million dollars. The painting became the artist’s highest-selling painting to date.

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Porcelain doll collection of Ukrainian immigrant

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The vintage porcelain doll collection of a Ukrainian immigrant living in Germany’s Bavaria state enchants those who see it.

Porcelain dolls, which first appeared in France in the 18th century, were used to introduce French fashion to the world. Usually such dolls were given lots of clothes and sent to customers as mini mannequins. Soon after, the production of dolls was placed on an industrial basis and became a plaything for the children of wealthy families.

Porcelain doll collection of Ukrainian immigrant

Today, the main doll productions in Europe are in France, Germany, England and Italy. In recent years, China has been producing porcelain dolls frequently.

Porcelain doll collection of Ukrainian immigrant

The owner of the collection, Antonina, is one of those who had to move to Germany with her grandchildren and wife shortly after Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Porcelain doll collection of Ukrainian immigrant

Antonina started the collection as a gift from an old German doll that is at least 50 years old. Thereupon, the Ukrainian woman expanded her collection by wandering around flea markets. She overhauled used dolls and made them new she. Apart from this, Antonina added vintage dolls to her collection from the internet and created a large doll collection.

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Support is pouring in from the world to Turkey, which was shaken by the earthquake

Turkey earthquake affected many countries
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Turkey earthquake affected many countries

EU approves food with crickets
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EU approves food with crickets

18 year old Canadian makes fortune with first lottery ticket
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18-year-old Canadian makes fortune with first lottery ticket

Re enforcement of conscription in the Netherlands is under discussion
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In the Netherlands, the re-implementation of conscription is discussed

Worlds first 3d bridge in Amsterdam to be removed soon
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World’s first 3d bridge in Amsterdam to be removed soon

7.4 magnitude earthquake in Turkey
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7.4 magnitude earthquake in Turkey

War Crime claim from Germany to Russia There are hundreds of proofs
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‘War Crime’ claim from Germany to Russia: ‘There are hundreds of proofs’

Amnesty decision for protesters in Iran
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Amnesty decision for protesters in Iran

Killed and two injured in knife attack in Delft Netherlands
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Killed and two injured in knife attack in Delft, Netherlands

Germany in search Qualified workforce is needed
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Germany in search: Qualified workforce is needed

5 people killed by avalanche in Austria
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5 people killed by avalanche in Austria

Counterfeit currency circulation increased in the Netherlands
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Counterfeit currency circulation increased in the Netherlands

Parliament approved the reduction of social housing rents to 575 euros in the Netherlands.
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Parliament approved the reduction of social housing rents to 575 euros in the Netherlands

Ford decided to discount electric vehicle
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Ford decided to discount electric vehicle

US expands tax incentive for electric vehicles
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US expands tax incentive for electric vehicles

Partial step back from the government in the pension reform that put France on its feet
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Partial step back from the government in the pension reform that put France on its feet