the French artists ; from 26 February, nineteenth-century painters from’ colony Barbizon and the Dutch counterpart in Oosterbeek will take center stage in Museum Gouda. For the first time in history, these artists went out and painted the landscape in the open air.
Until such moments, such paintings were made in the studio; the live recording of ever-changing nature created an important turning point in art history. The exhibition shows beautiful landscapes by
Leonardo da Vinci’s Death; today, a dozen museums across the UK are simultaneously opening “Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing,” an exhibition of the famed Renaissance artist’s work to mark the 500th anniversary his death, on May 2, 1519.
David Smeulders. Professor TU Eindhoven: ‘Now from the gas only leads to more CO2 emissions’
EINDHOVEN – The Netherlands ; If we now stop using natural gas, CO2 emissions will only increase, says TU / e professor David Smeulders. Incomprehension and miscalculation. They are words that regularly fall into a conversation with David Smeulders about the haste the government wants the households of the gas to have and the apparent arguments that are used for that. The TU / e Professor of Mechanical Engineering is providing a ‘second Betuwe line’. According to Smeulders, the climate agenda is dominated by people who are insufficiently familiar with the subject matter and have failed to call in experts. “Innovation is underexposed and that is bad news for our region”.