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With the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam closed for renovations until April, the world's second-largest collection of the tortured Dutch master's work is stepping into the limelight.
An upcoming auction of over 300 historical documents includes rare letters written by Vincent van Gogh, George Washington, John Lennon and other iconic figures.
Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam that was exhibiting works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Vincent van Gogh.
Several paintings, including works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Vincent van Gogh, have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.
The operation began moments after the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam closed Sunday evening. Men removed alarm tags from behind some of Vincent Van Gogh's greatest masterpieces, including "Sunflowers," "Irises" and the famously crooked "Bedroom," and quickly pulled the paintings down from the museum's walls.
On the morning of Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy realized that their Fort Worth hotel suite featured an extraordinary array of artwork _ from a painting by Vincent van Gogh to a bronze by Pablo Picasso.
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be," Polonius advises son Laertes in "Hamlet." Good advice to sons, but not to museum directors.
A young Vincent van Gogh was so struck by a dead willow leaning "lonely and melancholy" over a pond near The Hague that he knew at once he had to paint it.
Sheriff's officials ended their two-year investigation into two men's report that their collection of works by Jackson Pollock, Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt and others was stolen from their Pebble Beach home.
A young Vincent van Gogh was so struck by a dead willow leaning "lonely and melancholy" over a pond near The Hague that he knew at once he had to paint it. The Van Gogh Museum unveiled the painting Thursday, the first addition in five years to its world-famous collection of works by the postimpressionist master.
Christopher Moore is a very talented supernatural comic novelist, but he's maddeningly hit-or-miss. The obvious hits include his first novel, "Practical Demonkeeping"; his life-of-Christ comedy, "Lamb"; the vampiric "Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story"; "Coyote Blue"; "Island of the Sequined Love Nun"; and "The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove."
Swiss prosecutors say a painting seized in Serbia has been confirmed as a stolen masterpiece by French impressionist Paul Cezanne.
Serbian police have found a painting believed to be by French impressionist Paul Cezanne, which was stolen from a private Swiss museum in 2008 in one of the biggest art thefts in Europe at the time.
Police from Serbia and Switzerland have recovered a Paul Cezanne masterpiece that was stolen from a Swiss museum in 2008 and captured four men as they were trying to sell it, officials said Thursday.
A still life once thought to be by Vincent van Gogh but later downgraded to the work of an anonymous artist because of doubts about its authenticity is indeed by the tormented Dutch impressionist, researchers said Tuesday.