14 September 2023 - 7 January 2024
Loot - 10 stories
Suppose you are the director of a museum that houses art that was once stolen. How do you deal with it? Should you return it? Do you leave it there? And if you leave it there, are you as a museum complicit in looting?
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Presentation Who's that Girl?
What did the Girl with a Pearl Earring look like when Vermeer applied his final brushstroke to the canvas and he took the -now world-famous painting- off the easel? Are we still looking at the same painting as he once intended? And what painting techniques would he have used? In the freely accessible presentation Who's that Girl? the Mauritshuis shares key research findings on what the Girl must have looked like in 1665.