Ten Facts About Piet Mondrian

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  Ten Facts to Know About Piet Mondrian While the Artist Conquered England   2014 marked the 70th anniversary of the death of the Dutch modernist, Piet Mondrian, and while at home in the Netherlands the event was observed with relative discretion, across the North Sea in England the commemoration was reaching a real summer crescendo. There was not just … Read More

Banksy’s First Unauthorised Retrospective In London

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Banksy’s First Unauthorised Retrospective In London Street Art becoming mainstream?   This week renowned street artist Banksy’s first unauthorized exhibition will open in Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery in London, an exhibition that some people will anticipate with mixed feelings when they’ll hear about it. Really, shouldn’t street art be in the streets instead of in high-end galleries? This Banksy retrospective doesn’t, however, contain … Read More

Discovering Rotterdam’s Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity

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  Discovering Rotterdam’S Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity   One of the main attractions for tourists visiting Rotterdam, the Dutch port city, is generally its modern architecture. Not surprisingly thus that the ZigZagCity architecture festival – on until the 9th of June – takes place exactly in this city. Every year the festival is organized it concentrates on another part of town and … Read More

Huge Colourful Snails Crawling Riga’s Streets

Lydian BrunstingArt Projects, Contemporary Art, Europe, Latvia, Riga4 Comments

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Huge Colourful Snails Crawling Riga’s Streets   During the month of May, 2014, Riga’s citizens and visitors were surprised by some huge colourful snails crawling the city’s streets, making their progress surely but slowly, every day appearing a bit further from their previous location. The interaction between the 14 snails in total and its audience – basically everyone passing by – … Read More

Rotterdam Markthal: Holland’s largest indoor food market

Lydian BrunstingArchitecture, Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands3 Comments

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Rotterdam Markthal Holland’s largest indoor food Market   With the aim to be the largest indoor food market in the Netherlands, the new Rotterdam Markthal (Dutch for ‘market hall’) in the second biggest city of The Netherlands, sets the expectations for our visit to the premises situated near train station Blaak and the famous cube houses in the Blaakse Bos on a … Read More

Riga Travel Tips Based on Our First Impressions

Pal UjvarosiLatvia, Riga5 Comments

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  Riga Travel Tips on First Impressions A European CulturAl Capital Here to Impress   We’ve been on the road again, lucky enough to spend a whole week in the Latvian capital, Riga. It almost felt like being caught fish released back into the water; there’s no point in denying that the excitement of a new place is the kind of buzz that … Read More

ZigZagCity: Rotterdam Architecture Festival

Lydian BrunstingArchitecture, Art Events, Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands2 Comments

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  ZigZagCity Rotterdam Architecture Festival   Next week, as from Ascension Day, two exciting events with the central theme ‘architecture’ will kick off in Rotterdam, the second largest city of The Netherlands: the architecture festival ZigZagCity and the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. Two promising events putting this modern port city in the spotlight of the attention during this summer. This … Read More

Spring is Coming to ‘Riga 2014’

Pal UjvarosiLatvia, Riga, Uncategorized3 Comments

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  Riga 2014 Spring Events   Winters in the Baltic region can be tough and long, but the good news is that spring eventually will come. No exception this year either; the past few days Riga had temperatures close to the twenties, spring is definitely in the air. With the arrival of the spring we’re also planning our trip to … Read More

Affordable Art Fair Maastricht

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Affordable Art Fair Maastricht

  [Tweet “Affordable Art Fair Conquers The Dutch South – First time in #Maastricht this weekend!”] Affordable Art Fair Maastricht Conquering The Dutch South   During the very first days of the launch of this site, back at the end of October 2013, the Affordable Art Fair (AAF) made its annual stop in Amsterdam. A great event – and a … Read More

The Cement Eclipses Of Isaac Cordal

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The Cement Eclipses Of Isaac Cordal Tiny Figures With A Big Message   A watchful eye is needed to notice the figurines of Spanish sculptor and street artist Isaac Cordal placed on streets across Europe, but once you know of the existence of these little men in grey suits and discover one or more of them, we’re sure you will … Read More