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Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch gallery– museum director

Mar 30, 2020 - 10:46 PM

(UPDATED) The 1884 painting, titled the 'Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring" has been taken during a pre-dawn break-in at the Singer Laren Museum near Amsterdam

This handout picture released on March 30, 2020 by the Groningen Museum shows Vincent van Gogh's 1884 painting "Parsonage Garden at Neunen in Spring" which was stolen from the Singer Laren Museum in Laren, about 30 kilometres southeast of Amsterdam, closed to the public because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum's director said Monday. - The painting has an estimated value of between one to six million euros, local media said. The criminals entered the museum at around 3.15 am (0115 GMT) by breaking open a front glass door, police and Dutch news reports said. (Photo by Marten de Leeuw / various sources / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / GRONINGER MUSEUM / MARTEN DE LEEUW" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - NO ARCHIVES - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Doubted Van Gogh self-portrait is real, say experts

Jan 21, 2020 - 9:23 AM

'The Self Portrait (1889)' uses less vibrant colours to other works from the same period, including muted blues and sickly yellows, and some of the paintwork looks less finished

VAN GOGH LEGACY. Guests attend a modern-day Van Gogh exhibit in Manila. File photo by Rappler

What it's like to 'experience' Van Gogh Alive in Manila

Oct 26, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The much-talked about exhibit finally arrives on Philippine shores

VAN GOGH IN MANILA. The world-famous 'multi-sensory' experience is in Manila. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: In a room full of art

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Where do Vincent’s fans go? Now I think I know.

The 'Van Gogh Alive’ exhibit is coming to Manila

Oct 01, 2019 - 5:37 PM

(UPDATED) Experience Vincent Van Gogh's art like never before at the global 'Van Gogh Alive' multi-sensory art exhibit, which will run from October to December 2019

Stolen Van Gogh paintings back on display after 16 years

Apr 17, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Van Gogh's masterpieces 'View of the Sea at Scheveningen' and 'Congregation leaving the Reformed Church at Nuenen' have been recovered and restored in Amsterdam

Travel ban for 'fragile' Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

Jan 24, 2019 - 10:53 PM

'It is therefore important that the painting is moved as little as possible and in a stable climate,' says Van Gogh Museum director Axel Rueger

Van Gogh Museum's senior paintings conservator Rene Boitelle explains the restoration process of De Zonnebloemen (The Sunflowers) by Vincent van Gogh, on January 24, 2019, in Amsterdam. - The world famous painting undergoes restoration work over the course of six weeks in the restoration studio of the Van Gogh Museum. (Photo by Olaf Kraak / ANP / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION

Rare Van Gogh photo is of Vincent's brother, say experts

Dec 02, 2018 - 7:00 AM

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam announces the shock discovery about what was previously thought to be one of only two photos of Vincent, and which has appeared in dozens of books

NOT VINCENT. A handout picture released by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam on November 29, 2018 shows a black and white image of Theo Van Gogh, aged 15, Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh's brother.  Handout/Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam/AFP

Willem Dafoe: 'I flirted with Van Gogh's ghost'

Sep 04, 2018 - 12:13 PM

The actor stars as Vincent Van Gogh in 'At Eternity's Gate'

Actor Willem Dafoe arrives for the premiere of the film "At Eternity's Gate" presented in competition on September 3, 2018 during the 75th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

First Van Gogh in 20 years to go under hammer in Paris

Mar 28, 2018 - 11:38 PM

'Women Mending Nets in the Dunes,' which the Dutch artist painted early in his career at Scheveningen near The Hague, is expected to go for around $6 million when it is auctioned in June

AUCTION. The painting "Raccommodeuses de filet dans les dunes" by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh is presented at Artcurial auction house in Paris on March 28, 2018. The painting will be auctioned off on June 4. Photo by Patrick Kovarik/AFP

'Loving Vincent' review: Spectacle over substance

Nov 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz weighs in on the first fully painted animated film, which celebrates the life, death, and work of Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh goes virtual as 'Sunflowers' unite via livestream

Aug 14, 2017 - 8:54 PM

Museums from different continents will show the 5 different Sunflower paintings by Vincent van Gogh

Screengrab from Instagram/@vangoghmuseum

Willem Dafoe to play painter Van Gogh in new biopic

May 22, 2017 - 12:19 AM

Willem is set to star in the movie At Eternity s Gate by Julian Schnabel

Experts challenge Van Gogh Museum on 'lost' notebook

Nov 17, 2016 - 10:31 PM

Experts who back the discovery of a lost Vincent Van Gogh notebook demand a public debate with the Van Gogh Museum which has dismissed it as a fake

A man leafs through the pages of a book of drawings from Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh at the architecture academy in Paris on November 15, 2016. Jacques Demarthon/AFP

LOOK: Van Gogh's 'suicide gun' on display at Amsterdam museum

Jul 12, 2016 - 11:52 PM

An exhibition called On the Verge of Insanity in Amsterdam s renowned Van Gogh Museum seeks to answer questions like why Van Gogh cut off his ear and the precise nature of his mental illness that ultimately led to his death

'SUICIDE GUN.' The weapon which the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh supposedly used to kill himself is displayed as part of the exhibition 'On the Verge of Insanity: Van Gogh and his illness' at The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The exhibition runs from July 15 to September 25, 2016. Photo by Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

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Jun 03, 2016 - 12:38 PM

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WATCH: Vincent van Gogh biopic is 'first fully painted feature film'

Mar 02, 2016 - 7:45 PM

56 000 oil paintings are needed to make the feature length film See the trailer here

Screengrab from YouTube/Aaron Rickle

#PugadBaboy: Overthinking punchline 2

Jul 17, 2015 - 5:00 AM

'Paintings' of Paris and Provence

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

I can fully understand how more than a century ago even the most mundane Parisian scene would inspire artists to paint

THE HILLS. Medieval hilltop village of Gordes. Photos by Oscar Purugganan

#PugadBaboy: Paranoid punchline 3

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

PCGG seeks transfer of Marcos paintings to National Museum

Dec 03, 2014 - 12:27 PM

The PCGG makes the appeal to the Sandiganbayan after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says it does not have the expertise or proper storage facilities for the artworks

300 masterpieces from French museums set for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Oct 12, 2014 - 10:54 PM

In 2007 the French and United Arab Emirates governments signed an agreement to build Louvre Abu Dhabi The museum is due to open in 2015

In this file photo dated April 14 2014, a visitor looks at a sculpture displayed as part of the 'Birth of a Museum: Louvre Abu Dhabi' exhibition held at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

Science to the rescue of art

Sep 14, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Some of our most treasured paintings are fading warn experts who would like more money for the use of sophisticated technology to capture the masters original palettes

In this file photo, people look at Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which went on display in Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). The Norwegian artist's most famous motif, and one of the world's most iconic paintings, sold for nearly $120 million at Sotheby's auction house in May 2012 and is the only one of four versions that is in private hands. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

#PugadBaboy: Depression punchline 3

Aug 16, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Living replica of van Gogh's ear on display in Germany

Jun 04, 2014 - 6:21 PM

The ear is made out of live cells as well as engineered components The cartilage cells were donated by Lieuwe van Gogh the great great grandson of van Gogh s brother Theo

VINCENT VAN GOGH. It was his left ear that's said to have been cut off by Van Gogh in the 19th century. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

#PugadBaboy: Selfie

Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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May 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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May 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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May 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

7 crazy wedding proposals on Youtube: 2013 edition

Dec 07, 2013 - 8:30 AM

These days a romantic dinner is not enough Creative wedding proposals are the rage and 2013 had its share of crazy ones

Culinary therapy in Van Gogh is bipolar

Jan 16, 2013 - 10:39 PM

A restaurant owner’s therapy for his bipolar disorder turns out to be a culinary adventure