Rotterdam’s Bobbing Forest

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Rotterdam’s Bobbing Forest How to increase vegetation in an urban environment which is full of interesting architectural buildings and water, but where only little space is left for anything else? The Dutch artist Jorge Bakker found the solution with his Bobbing Forest project. During this project different people and organizations – including the art collective Mothership – collaborated and experimented, … Read More

Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands 2016

Lydian BrunstingAgenda, Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Coming Soon, Currently On, Exhibitions 2016, Rotterdam, Street Art, Travel TipsLeave a Comment

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2016 Must-See Art Exhibitions In The Netherlands With 2016 well on its way and some weeks of hibernation behind us, it’s about time to have a look at what’s going on in terms of art events and exhibitions in The Netherlands this year. As in the previous years there’s a lot being organized in our tiny country again, with some … Read More

Must-See Exhibitions In Rotterdam This Autumn – Winter

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Must-See Exhibitions In Rotterdam This Autumn – Winter The city of Rotterdam, being the second largest in The Netherlands, is getting more and more hip and happening in the last couple of years and is in our eyes becoming a serious competitor to Amsterdam, both from a tourist as local point of view. The city has recently even been referred … Read More

Street Art Moving People

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Street Art Moving People You might see them at the bus stop, in the supermarket, the park or even while travelling by train or subway en route to their next destination. Their collective name is the Moving People. Given that there are 10,010 of them, the chance that you will actually encounter one of them is rather high during the fall of … Read More

Fashion in The Netherlands – Exhibitions Fall/Winter 2015

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, Exhibitions 2016, Fashion, The Netherlands5 Comments

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Fashion in The Netherlands Exhibitions Fall/ Winter 2015 After a little summer break we’re back with the ArtSmart Roundtable. This month the theme is fashion, a topic that can be interpreted in many different ways, as you can see from the fashion exhibitions taking place in The Netherlands this fall and winter – including the exciting launch of Holland’s first … Read More

The Dutch and Water: A Complex Relationship

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, The Netherlands3 Comments

The Complex relationship of the Dutch and the water surrounding them

A new month has started again, meaning it’s time for a new ArtSmart Roundtable! For those unfamiliar with the ArtSmart concept: we’re a group of culturally focused travel bloggers from around the world, once a month writing about a common topic. The topic for this month’s ArtSmart Roundtable is ‘water’. Here on ArtWeekenders we decided to reflect over the complex … Read More

Street Art Corner From Düsseldorf’s Kiefernstrasse

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Street Art Corner From Düsseldorf’s Kiefernstrasse   I kind of felt like a kid in a candy store, while walking through the Kiefernstrasse in Düsseldorf, Germany. This was not at all what I anticipated, when I first came across this Kiefernstrasse street name, while googling where to find street art in this German city. Of course, I expected some nice … Read More

ArtZuid: Amsterdam’s International Sculpture Route

Lydian BrunstingAmsterdam, Europe, Exhibitions 2016, Sculpture, The Netherlands4 Comments

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ArtZuid Amsterdam’s International Sculpture Route This post is part of the monthly ArtSmart Roundtable, a group of art-loving travel bloggers all writing about a common theme once a month. The theme of this month is Festivals and our pick is the festival-like event ArtZuid taking place in Amsterdam the coming months. Make sure to also check out the other contributions for … Read More

This Summer’s Must-See Exhibitions In Düsseldorf

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This Summer’s Must-See Exhibitions In Düsseldorf, Germany   With 26 museums and over 100 galleries in town we can promise you that there’s no need to get bored in the German city of Düsseldorf. Yet, since time – and most likely your energy – is usually limited, we have selected this summer’s must-see art exhibitions in the city, which during … Read More

Street Art Corner from Bologna’s Historic Centre

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Street Art Corner from Bologna’s Historic Centre Bologna never really hit me as a city where I would find a lot of street art, but being the hometown of Blu – one of the better known street artists around – I figured there should be some at least. And indeed, during our 24 hours stay in Bologna, shortly after attending … Read More

Photo Festivals Europe 2015

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Did you also notice that photo festivals have been popping up like mushrooms during the last, let’s say, ten years? Or at least this seems to be the case for Europe. Where art fairs are slowly getting more accessible for the general audience, photo festivals have generally attracted a larger crowd for years already, for the simple reason that photos … Read More