Vermeer vs Pokémon: the double-edged sword of the blockbuster exhibition

Shows at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum were huge hits last year but managing visitors—and staff—proved challenging

Van Gogh Museum dismisses four staff members over alleged misconduct during wildly popular Pokémon exhibition

One of the employees is accused of embezzling a box of specially produced Pokémon cards, according to local media reports

From heartstrings to purse strings: nostalgia and the art market

Sometimes the wistful memory of time long past is all one needs to spend a few hundred thousand.