Johannes Vermeer

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Vermeer’s luminous interiors gave us a new way into the inner worlds of others | Kenan Malik
His celebration of the mundane reflected the beginnings of a modern sensibility

Kenan Malik

12, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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A world of wonders and catastrophes: discovering Vermeer and his hometown
As the biggest ever show of the artist’s work is unveiled in Amsterdam, we retrace the enigmatic painter’s footsteps in Delft and also The Hague

Kevin Rushby

14, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Vermeer review – one of the most thrilling exhibitions ever conceived
Moments of profound absorption, a glance, a letter… the mystery and stillness of the Dutch master’s work deepens the closer you get in this near-perfect show

Laura Cumming

12, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Illuminating Johannes Vermeer’s use of the camera obscura | Letter
Letters: The mastery of a such a technique would only serve to confirm the artist’s brilliance, writes Jane Jelley

10, Feb, 2023 @6:40 PM

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Much of a Dutchness: the world’s biggest ever Vermeer show is an unmissable feast
A milkmaid daydreaming, a mistress clutching a letter, a city waking at dawn … Vermeer was a master of the intimate, absorbing moment – and this sublime show frees his glorious vision

Adrian Searle

07, Feb, 2023 @3:55 PM

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Vermeer will never look the same after Amsterdam exhibition | Jonathan Jones
Connections, reflections, vibrations between his paintings will shine at the Rijksmuseum as never before

Jonathan Jones

03, Feb, 2023 @12:55 PM

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‘Chance of a lifetime’ Vermeer exhibition to open in Amsterdam
Rare exhibition assembles 28 paintings by enigmatic Dutch master in one place

Jon Henley Europe corespondent

03, Feb, 2023 @11:18 AM

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How restorations ruined Girl With a Flute | Letter
Letter: If the painting ever was a Vermeer, restorers have made sure that it no longer is so, says Michael Daley of ArtWatch UK

06, Jan, 2023 @3:47 PM

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When is a Vermeer not a Vermeer? Reputations on the line over authenticity of artwork
Girl with a Flute to hang in the Netherlands as a painting by the Dutch master – but US gallery say it is the work of an associate

Jennifer Rankin

02, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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For Vermeer fanatics like me, 2023 will be a year when dreams come true | Simon Jenkins
An exhibition in Amsterdam will gather most of his masterpieces in one place – with a notable English exception, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

28, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Must we put up with this for Fawkes’ sake? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Harm caused by fireworks | Pub pedantry | Evade the Question Time | Art over artist | The joy of eggs

04, Nov, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Museums spar over authenticity of painting ahead of major Vermeer show
Rijksmuseum to display Girl With a Flute at exhibition despite National Gallery of Art, Washington, saying it is an imitation

Daniel Boffey

01, Nov, 2022 @7:46 PM

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