Hidden Rijksmuseum: Beyond the Great Hits with Sabry Amroussi - Context Travel

Hidden Rijksmuseum: Beyond the Great Hits with Sabry Amroussi


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While 'the Nightwatch' and the 'Milkmaid' are sure to draw crowds in the millions, Amsterdams Rijksmuseum hosts many many other treasures. This seminar presents the favorite art and objects of Sabry Amroussi and the curators of this museum. This is a conversation off the beaten track, for connoisseurs and novices alike.

Working with this museum for nearly two decades, Sabry Amroussi has developed a close relationship with its collection and curators. Collaborating with curators from all departments, he has come up with a unique selection of art that also shows the depth and strength of this world-famous collection.

From work by painters like Pieter de Hoogh and Hendrick Avercamp, to devotional objects and medieval masterpieces, this conversation will prove to be a true adventure for specialists and beginners alike. The full breadth of Dutch art and culture will come alive with Sabry Amroussi's unique blend of scholarship, humor, and deep knowledge of this subject. One will come away with a profound understanding of the sheer breadth and quality of one of the most famous museum collections in the world.

Sabry Amroussi is an art historian and writer living and working in Amsterdam. He specializes in the art of the Dutch Golden Age, mainly in the works of Rembrandt and his school, and also has a keen interest in the Jewish history of Amsterdam. He lectures and teaches on both subjects, and gives art historical tours all across Europe. As a true omnivore when it comes to art, culture, and even cuisine, he has worked with and for major museums and collectors, such as the LACMA, Rijksmuseum, van Gogh Museum and the P de Boer collection on Amsterdam. As a guide for Context, he is eager to share this knowledge in real life, always with a big scoop of humor, ofter intermingling art with social life, cuisine, and history.

This conversation is suitable for all ages

90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.

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