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3. (L) Eva Herzigova and Natasha Poly, Madrid, Vogue Spain, 2012; (R) Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, Known as the ‘Night Watch’, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1642

TD: The ‘Night Watch’, Rembrandt’s most ambitious painting, is all about movement. Like Mario’s photo, two figures are singled out in the foreground and the rest is in chaos. With Rembrandt, there is running around, shooting guns, playing the drum – we don’t really know what they are doing. Is Mario’s the big feast of tomatoes somewhere in Spain? We don’t know, but with Rembrandt, we also don’t really know what it is all about, unless we know Dutch history – and then we know that these men are serious men, about to gather to defend the city against the Spanish.