RIJKS MASTERS OF THE GOLDEN AGE
The internationally renowned design studio Marcel Wanders and publisher Komma proudly announce a 4th reprint of the Unlimited Edition of the studio’s unique art publication ‘Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age’.
Within the 4th reprint of this volume, 20 new pages feature new calligraphy work and two famous wedding paintings of Rembrandt; Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit. These are the only life-size pendant paintings Rembrandt made in 1634, and they were recently purchased by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Louvre in Paris.
This reprinting also introduces the world to Pieter Roelofs, Head of Painting & Sculpture of the Rijksmuseum. Through an in-depth interview with Mr Pieter Roelofs, a rich perspective on history, Rembrandt and the Amsterdam lifestyle from back in the earlier days unfolds. Mr Pieter Roeloefs also details the concept and relationship between the paintings and their journey to the Rijksmuseum. His testimony as part of the team of Operation Night Watch, the largest research and conservation project to date for Rembrandt’s masterpiece, elevates the value of this volume. As chairman of the jury, Mr Pieter Roelofs also takes part in the acclaimed Dutch television programme Project Rembrandt, which began its second season in 2020.
This seminal publication has sold out three printings since 2016. The original edition featured sixty-five 17th Century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour, and commentary from leading contemporary critical thinkers from the worlds of philosophy, art, film, food, trend, business and design. This version also includes featuring writings of Ferran Adrià, David Allen, Alain de Botton, Anton Corbijn, Angela Missoni, Jimmy Nelson, Erwin Olaf and many more, but also introduces new artwork and a very special interview.
Crafted with the same luxury, this reprint brings the art and book enthusiast eye to eye with iconic paintings. This publication offers beautiful hand-written calligraphy, and quality printing technique and paper.Order here