There is a new exhibition coming to London’s, National Gallery-Vermeer and Music: “The Art Of Love and Leisure”
Explore the musical pastimes of the 17th century Netherlands through this exhibition, combining the art of Vermeer and his contemporaries with the rare musical instruments, songbooks, and live music. The exhibition takes place from June 26th to September 8th, 2013.
Vermeer’s paintings include the Guitar Player, come to life as the Academy of Ancient Music performs live. Discover the symbolism of virginals (the type of harpsichord) and other period string instruments used as metaphors within the artist’s world. This exhibition is worth seeing if you love Dutch Masters and Music.