Aren’t We All Urban By Nature? International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

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Aren’t We All Urban By Nature?   Rotterdam’s International Architecture Biennale ’14   What better place there is in The Netherlands for an International Architecture Biennale than Rotterdam, the Dutch port city that is establishing itself more and more as the modern architecture city of the country. The biennale kicked … 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 … Read More

ZigZagCity: Rotterdam Architecture Festival

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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 … 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 … Read More

The Modern Dutch Stijl

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The Modern Dutch Stijl   It is the first Monday of the month again and that means it’s time for the ArtSmart Roundtable, a monthly event by an international group of art-enthusiastic travel bloggers. This month’s theme is National Art, a theme that can be approached from many different angles, … Read More

Now Japan

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Contrary to many other ‘non-Western’ countries, Japanese artists have since the 1950s embraced more or less every international art movement, something which is very well visible when looking at the works of renown Japanese artists like Takashi Murakami and Yayoi Kusama, who both have stolen the show at many international … Read More