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Who would say to Vincent Van Gogh that throughout the twentieth century was to become one of the most sought after painters in history of art and an emblem of the heritage of his native country Holland. And although throughout his life, malvivió with the help of his brother, now Van Gogh name is synonymous with popular and economical appraisal. To check, simply go to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, one of the most visited of the wide range of museums in the city.
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This museum opened its doors in 1973, and most of its funds come from the private collection of Theo Van Gogh, the younger brother that kept him all his life and that in return for their support, he sent his paintings Vincent As a reward and hope he was able to sell something.
There are museums in Amsterdam, which nobody can ignore. Each of them receives thousands of visitors each year, or even some receive thousands daily. For example, among the most popular museums are the Rijksmuseum, the Van Goh Museum and the Municipal Museum (Stedelijk). The list is extensive, and therefore should be selected based on our concerns and the availability of time. But undoubtedly, there will be a few that interested in their artistic or historical value, making them irresistible.
National Museum of Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum). It is without doubt one of the must-see in Amsterdam, especially for its collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. In addition, the collection is complete with crafts, prints, Asian and Egyptian art. This is why one of the largest in Europe, founded in the line of great museums like the Louvre. Although currently under refurbishment (until 2012), visit a special room of masterpieces in a restored pavilion.
The Van Gogh Museum. The largest collection of works by Vincent Van Gogh. To admire the work of this artist and other contemporary artists on permanent exhibition, the museum also displays simultaneous exhibitions on topics of art history. Open daily from 10-18 hours and Friday, from 10 to 22 hours. (More)