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

Banksy and Warhol coming to MOCO Amsterdam

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Banksy and Warhol coming to MOCO Amsterdam 9 April 2016 until 31 December 2016 (Banksy) and 15 November 2016 (Warhol) This spring the Moco is opening its doors at the Museumplein in Amsterdam, the heart of the Dutch capital’s art world. The new modern contemporary museum aims to make modern and contemporary art more accessible and available to an international … Read More

Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands 2016

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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

‘Keith Haring. The Political Line’ Visits Rotterdam

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Keith Haring’s Voice from the Eighties Echoes in our Present Keith Haring. The Political Line. Rotterdam Kunsthal – September 20 2015 to February 7 2016 More than 30 years later Haring’s works return to the city where his international career once took off: in 1982 Rotterdam’s ‘Galerie ‘t Venster’ was the first ever outside the United States to show his work. … 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

Banksy Exhibition in Amsterdam: His Street Art World Comes to the Lionel Gallery

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Banksy’s World Coming to Amsterdam Banksy – you know that famous guy from Bristol that nobody seems to know, who instigates us to think and observe our world a bit differently through his street art creations? – is in our town of Amsterdam for the coming six weeks. Maybe not in person, but definitely in spirit: the Lionel Gallery on … 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

Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Exhibition

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Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Ever since 1955, April is traditionally the month when the year’s winners of the World Press Photo contest are shown up for the eyes of the public through the main exhibition staged in Amsterdam. It’s always a highly anticipated event and there’s always enough buzz around it to turn it into one of the most … Read More

Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer?

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Jeff Koons: The Retrospective

Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer? My first memory of Jeff Koons is from the late 1980s when his “Made in Heaven” exhibition – mainly containing sexually explicit photographs and sculptures featuring himself and the Hungarian-Italian porn-star, later wife of Koons’s, Cicciolina (a.k.a Ilona Staller) – reached the news. Not only did it reach the news world of the … Read More

The Year’s Best Exhibitions in Paris

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The Best Exhibitions in Paris in 2015   Paris is a difficult city to visit. Yes, you’ve read it correctly, we did say difficult… Sure, not in the typical difficult-difficult kind of way, otherwise it would be hard to reach the status as the most visited city in the world. In fact, we’ve been there just two weekends ago and we loved … Read More

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

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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