KWAB. Dutch Design in the Age of Rembrandt

June 30 2018 to September 16 2018. The Rijksmuseum highlights this ‘Dutch Design’ in more than one hundred works of art from the Golden Age.

KWAB. Dutch Design in the Age of Rembrandt

KWAB. Dutch Design in the Age of Rembrandt

Fantastic sea creatures, monstrous beasts, whimsical body shapes and fluid contours that seem to drip like syrup from a spoon: all are manifestations of the ornament style known as kwab, ‘auricular’ or ‘lobate’.

Discover KWAB

Discover KWAB

View the artworks and take a look behind the scenes.

Symposium ‘KWAB: New Discoveries’

Symposium ‘KWAB: New Discoveries’

On 13 and 14 September 2018, the Rijksmuseum will organize an international two-day symposium on the occasion of the exhibition Kwab. Dutch Design in the Age of Rembrandt.