Spiralis mirabilis

  The Textile Box is a laboratory, a platform for contemporary textile art. Installed in an area of 50 m² at the very heart of the Costume and Lace Museum in Brussels, the Textile Box offers artists the opportunity to present a personal exhibition designed especially for the Museum. 'Spiralis mirabilis' by Mireille Lienard or logarithmic spirals, studied by…

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Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring

  Girl with a Pearl Earring is an oil painting by 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. It is a tronie of a girl with a headscarf and a pearl earring. The painting has been in the collection of the Mauritshuis in The Hague since 1902. The painting is a tronie, the Dutch 17th-century description of a 'head'…

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Mauritshuis, art museum in The Hague

  The Mauritshuis (English: Maurice House) is an art museum in The Hague in the Netherlands. The museum houses the Royal Cabinet of Paintings which consists of 841 objects, mostly Dutch Golden Age paintings. The Mauritshuis collections contain works by Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Hans Holbein the Younger,…

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