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MIT algorithm finds subtle connections between art pieces

MIT A particularly difficult aspect of developing MosAIc was creating an algorithm that could find not only similarities in color or style, but also in meaning and theme, Hamilton said. Researchers examined a deep network of “activations,” or features, for each image in the open access collections of both museums.…
bubmag
July 29, 2020
Rijksmuseum

The statues were toppled. What happens to them now?

Guido Gryseels has been getting calls for a week, asking if he’d give some statues a new home. He’s the director of the Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, and his institution, originally founded by Leopold II, might seem like a logical place to house monuments to the 19th-century king whose…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Rijksmuseum

The statues were toppled. What happens to them now?

By Nina SiegalThe New York TimesTue., June 16, 2020timer5 min. readGuido Gryseels has been getting calls for a week, asking if he’d give some statues a new home. He’s the director of the Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, and his institution, originally founded by Leopold II, might seem like a…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Rijksmuseum

Now Open: Hard Rock Brings The Beat to Amsterdam

ith a presence spanning 76 countries, Hard Rock International continues the expansion of its growing hotel portfolio with the opening of Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American, bringing its signature music-infused energy to this lively European capital. The health and safety of our guests and colleagues remains our top priority, as…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Rijksmuseum

Coronavirus Results in Unexpected Gift to Dutch Museum

A museum facing financial difficulties because of COVID-19 restrictions has received a surprise gift meant to honor people who died of the disease. The gift is a 16th century artwork by the Dutch painter Bartholomeus Spranger. It is called “Body of Christ Supported by Angels.” The painting is now part…
bubmag
June 9, 2020
Rijksmuseum

The National Gallery of Art in 3D

I have really missed visiting art galleries and museums during the lock-down. The National Gallery of Art, like nearly every other museum and gallery in the world, is currently closed to visitors. However that doesn't mean that you can't still visit the gallery virtually. During the National Gallery of Art's…
bubmag
June 6, 2020
Rijksmuseum

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The United Nations is among organizations urging companies to create a "people's vaccine" for COVID-19 that would be free to everyone once one is developed. Meanwhile, in Europe, German auto sales are slumping and France is changing its traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue to a ceremony…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Rijksmuseum

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The United Nations is among organizations urging companies to create a “people’s vaccine” for COVID-19 that would be free to everyone once one is developed.Meanwhile, in Europe, German auto sales are slumping and France is changing its traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue to a ceremony honoring…
bubmag
June 4, 2020