Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono. Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono.
Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono.
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Grand reopening of the Rijksmuseum

After a decade of delays, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has finally reopened. Kevin Kwong talks to the museum's director about getting over the finishing line

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Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono. Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono.
Wim Pijbes, general-director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Photo: Jonathan Wong. Clockwise from top left: the Rijksmuseum's Great Hall; a bronze sculpture by Shiva Nataraja; Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid; a Japanese temple guardian and George Hendrik Breitner's Girl in Kimono.
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