Fashion in The Netherlands – Exhibitions Fall/Winter 2015

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

Ode-to-Dutch-Fashion-Gemeentemuseum-Den-Haag

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

The World’s Best Open-Air Museums

Pal UjvarosiArt Parks, ArtSmart Roundtable, Sculpture5 Comments

Best-Open-Air-Museums-Sculpture-Parks

The World’s Best Open-Air Museums Spring is in the air, a fact that hasn’t gone unnoticed for us members of the ArtSmart Roundtable, a group of culturally focused travel bloggers. For this month’s round of articles the focus is naturally on the warmer, brighter season ahead. The theme for the month is ‘spring‘. For us it will be a good … Read More

Art City Break Cologne: Meeting Point for Pop Art and Saints

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, Cologne, Europe, Germany5 Comments

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Art City Break Cologne Meeting Point for Pop Art and Saints It’s a new month again, spring is in the air and the best season for art city breaks is about to start. For this month’s round of ArtSmart articles, the choice for us members of the ArtSmart Roundtable fell on writing about ‘art cities’ around the world. We use the occasion to introduce … Read More

Art Couples – Between Romance and Heartbreaks

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Art Couples - Romantic and sometimes stormy relationships amidst the creative process

ArtSmart Roundtable: Art Couples – Between Romance and heartbreaks   In February the ArtSmart Roundtable is back again, and the theme for this edition is LOVE. With Valentine’s Day being the dominating event during the shortest month of the year, the choice is a natural one. The topic selection for our contribution is art couples; given that we are a … Read More

2015 Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands

Lydian BrunstingAmsterdam, Art Events, ArtSmart Roundtable, Europe, Exhibitions 2016, The Netherlands2 Comments

Netherlands Exhibitions 2015

Nederlands 2015 Must-See Art Exhibitions In The Netherlands Click here for 2016 events It’s the start of a new year with new exciting exhibitions, activities and travels ahead of us. A moment for the members of the ArtSmart Roundtable to share their outlook on 2015 with you. In view of this we have gathered some of the best exhibitions taking … Read More

Amsterdam’s Hidden Gem: Ons Lieve Heer Op Solder Church

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A Hidden Treasure of Tolerance In the Heart of Amsterdam’s Red Light District This article was our contribution to the monthly ArtSmart Roundtable for November 2014, a collaboration between like-minded art-focused travel blogs to write articles on a common theme each first Monday of the month.  This time around we are discussing Hidden Gems.  At the bottom of our article, you’ll find … Read More

Rothko’s Colours: His Spiritual Performers

Pal UjvarosiArtSmart Roundtable, Contemporary Art, Mark Rothko, Modern Art2 Comments

Rothko Purple and Brown

Rothko’s Colours – His Spiritual Performers Each month there is an opportunity to discover a new topic or new events via the ArtSmart Roundtable, a series of articles by a group of art interested travel bloggers. This month the theme is ‘colour’ and our theme will cover Mark Rothko’s colours explaining his career, especially with his newly opened exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum in … Read More

Gaudi’s Barcelona: Catalan Art Nouveau At Large

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, Barcelona, Spain4 Comments

Gaudi-Barcelona-Spain-Casa-Batllo

Gaudi’s Barcelona  Catalan Art Nouveau at large   It’s time again for the ArtSmart Roundtable. This month the topic is Architecture, for which we take you to Barcelona, Spain, for Gaudi‘s modernist architecture. Each month the members of the ArtSmart Roundtable – a number of international art enthusiastic travel bloggers – delve into a topic on the crossroads of art … Read More

Naoshima, Japan’s Art Island

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, Asia & Pacifics, Japan6 Comments

Japan-Naoshima-Yayoi-Kusama

  Naoshima, Japan’s Contemporary Art Island   It’s the first Monday of the month again, which means it’s time for the ArtSmart Roundtable – a monthly event during which a group of art enthusiastic travel bloggers delve into a topic on the crossroads of art and travel. This month the topic is An Art Experience, for which Art Weekenders travels … Read More

Botero’s Voluminous Sculptures Around the World

Pal UjvarosiArtSmart Roundtable, Colombia, Sculpture7 Comments

Botero - Man_on_Horse - Medellin

  Botero’s Voluminous Sculptures Around the World  ArtSmart Roundtable Time for a new round of articles from the ArtSmart group, bringing together great topics of interest from the crossroads of art and travel. This month it’s all about Sculptures from around the world. For us it means an opportunity to travel around in search for Fernando Botero’s sculptures around the … Read More