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Media hype around discovery of new Van Gogh painting

A new painting by Vincent van Gogh has been discovered!’ The unveiling of the canvas provoked enormous interest from the Dutch and international press as the news spread around the world. TV and radio stations devoted news items to the revelation, newspapers and magazine wrote pieces praising the discovery and compliments by the hundred poured in on social media. Congratulatory messages from colleagues at other museums also streamed in. The Van Gogh Museum’s discovery of the painting certainly raised its profile as an institute of knowledge.