In a world where anyone can see a vibrant, hi-res reproduction of a painting with just the click of a mouse, it’s easy to forget the irreplaceable thrill of standing before the real thing. That is why major exhibitions such as Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum– surely one of the most important and beautiful exhibitions ever to visit our shores – are unmissable.

Part of the Sydney International Art Series, and showing...

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