Visit Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and travel through the history of art, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. From Bosch, Rembrandt and Van Gogh to Dalí and Dutch Design, there is something for everybody. The museum shows some of Europe's greatest masterpieces. Together with the sensational temporary exhibitions, the restaurant with the sculpture garden and the beautiful 1930s architecture, they guarantee hours of enjoyment. Ritsue Mishima has a temporary exhibition at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The Venetian lagoon, with its magical light and rich sea life, and the universe with planets, stars and meteorites are the most important themes in the work of the Japanese designer Ritsue Mishima (Kyoto 1962). Mishima lives part of the time in Tokyo and part of the time in Venice and is considered one of the most reputable glass designers of the current time. Originally Ritsue Mishima was an interior stylist. Her career as glass designer began in 1996, on Murano, when she began designing her own vases out of dissatisfaction with what was being offered. Since then, Mishima has worked steadily on a body of exceptional, impressive pieces in which her source of inspiration has been the most diverse emotions. Her Japanese background is clearly reflected in these works. Traditional craftsmanship and personal expression play, almost without saying, an important role.


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