All about Vermeer 👨‍🎨
A major exhibition dedicated to the artist Vermeer has just opened at the Rijksmuseum but you are not planning to go to Amsterdam in the spring to visit the exhibition? Don't worry, thanks to Art Explora Academy you can discover everything there is to know about the creator of the mysterious Girl with a Pearl!

The famous dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) lived and worked in Delft. His work is best known for his tranquil, introverted indoor scenes, his unprecedented use of bright, colorful light and his convincing illusionism. Some of his famous works are The Love Letter, the Little Street, The Milkmaid and Woman Reading a Letter.

What is the story behind the painting? What techniques were used? We cover all the relevant aspects to show you everything there is to know.

On the channel of Rijksmuseum, you can find everything there is to know about Dutch art. The Rijksmuseum is the national museum of the Netherlands dedicated to Dutch arts and history and is located in Amsterdam. The museum has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer.

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On the agenda
video - 09:57
Vermeer: Secrets behind ‘The Milkmaid’ & ‘The Love Letter’
By: Rijksmuseum
video - 11:35
Vermeer: Secrets Behind ‘Woman Reading a Letter’
By: Rijksmuseum
video - 04:22
Johannes Vermeer, The Art of Painting
By: SmartHistory
video - 18:28
The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer
By: Great Art Explained
podcast - 14:31
The Unbelived Story of Han van Meegeren
By: Who ARTed
video - 4:10
We ❤️ Vermeer
By: Rijksmuseum
video - 13:37
Know the Artist: Johannes Vermeer
By: Several Circles
podcast - 48:40
Vermeer’s women with Lloyd Spencer
By: Jo's Art History
podcast - 33:40
Is Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring a Maid in his Household?
By: ArtCurious
podcast - 41:40
Johannes Vermeer, The Concert
By: Who ARTed
video - 4:33
Why is Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring” considered a masterpiece?
By: Ted Ed