Frans Hals - Way Ahead of His Time

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Frans Hals - Way Ahead of His Time

Published on February 20, 2024

This exhibition centers on Frans Hals’ style, which was as freewheeling as it was lively. Encompassing around fifty works, this exhibition gives the visitor the chance to watch Hals grow as an artist. Painting by painting, you can see him breaking with convention and gaining in confidence as he finds his own unique style. At the same time, the exhibition paints a fascinating picture of the times in which he lived. The ‘bourgeois realism’ of which Frans Hals was a master gives a remarkable insight into the lives of his patrons and the norms, values and traditions of the age.

Frans Hals – Way Ahead of his Time runs from February 16 – June 9, 2024 at the Rijksmuseum, 1 Museumstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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