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Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police and the museum said Monday.The Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam said that “The Parsonage Garden at…
bubmag
March 31, 2020
Rijksmuseum

How art galleries are adapting to the lockdown

Some of the joys of viewing art are hard to replicate on-screenART BASEL HONG KONG, Asia’s biggest contemporary-art fair, was cancelled because of covid-19, but anyone who had planned to visit last week could enjoy an experimental alternative: the viewing room. At the click of a keyboard, you could enter…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
Rijksmuseum

Virtual museum-going: A guide for socially-distanced art lovers

In lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic? Closed museums offer art lovers virtual opportunities to explore works from among the world's leading collections online. Here's a look.Exhibitions online "View of Bozen with a Painter" (1837) by Jules Coignet. National Gallery of Art With the National Gallery of Art in Washington,…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
Rijksmuseum

My cultural life: Linda Kenny, soprano

Linda Kenny, soprano, alongside baritone Damian Smith, actor/MC Alf McCarthy, director/writer Cathal McCabe and MD Alan Carney, is part of the hugely successful Great Singalong Songbook team that celebrates in song and story the lives of great movie and musical icons like Doris Day and Dean Martin in theatres nationwide.…
bubmag
March 22, 2020
Rijksmuseum

FDA authorizes first rapid ‘point-of-care’ test for coronavirus

As COVID-19 cases proliferate, fears are growing that hospitals will become overwhelmed by patients seeking tests or care. David Persing, Cepheid’s chief medical and technology officer, said the test will ‘‘help alleviate the pressure’’ on health care facilities by helping doctors find out quickly whether a patient has the disease…
bubmag
March 21, 2020