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

Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015

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Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015 The Dutch Capital Illuminated   Yes, also in Amsterdam it’s soon Christmas again, which means the streets are fully decorated with festive Christmas decoration. As soon as it becomes dark the Christmas lights are lit everywhere, giving that cozy Christmasy feeling we’re all so familiar with. Yet, this is not all you’ll find in regards to … 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

Amsterdam’s Museumnacht: Art Accessible For All

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It’s that time of the year again, when the spookiness hits the streets of Amsterdam, when the mist should be hanging heavily over the canals, the shades longer than usually and it’s dead quiet on the streets. Spooky Halloween time? Except this year, of course, when instead of mist we have the warmest ever recorded start to November ever recorded … Read More

Street Art Corner: Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum

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Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum for this week’s Street Art Corner   I still remember seeing the first images of the new Street Art Museum Amsterdam online, images of the below mural in progress. While Pau Quintanajornet was working on her piece of art, people from the whole neighbourhood regularly stopped by to see the progress she was making, curious while welcoming this … Read More

Keukenhof Art Square: A Fusion Of Flowers And Art

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Visiting Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world, is already quite an event by itself as we experienced ourselves last week. The 7 million flower bulbs planted in the 32 hectare large garden all start to blossom the first half of spring and create a beautiful palet of colours. In the two months the park is open, roughly 800.000 … Read More

Art as Therapy at Rijksmuseum

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Alain de Botton at Rijksmuseum

  Art as Therapy at Rijksmuseum   This coming Thursday, April 24th, the authors and philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong will for the first time ever put the theories from their popular book Art As Therapy into practice at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. An opening we will personally attend and an event we look forward to with high anticipations. Art … Read More

Richard Mosse The Enclave: Art and Documentary

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  Richard Mosse’s ‘The Enclave’ Art and Documentary from a War Zone   The main challenge any visitor to Richard Mosse‘s exhibition ‘The Enclave‘ will face is how to deal with the inner emotional conflict that undoubtedly will confront any observer. How can something so beautiful as what there’s on display reconcile with something so cruel as the motif for the … Read More

Cinema Remake At Eye Amsterdam: Where Art and Cinema Come Together

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Cinema Remake At Eye Amsterdam: Where Art and Cinema Come Together   Next month it will already be two years ago that the Eye – the Amsterdam based film museum – opened the doors of its new location across the Ij River, a stylish modern architectural building designed by the architects Delugan Meissl Associated Architects who among others designed the … Read More

Malevich Exhibitions Around Europe in 2014

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  Art, Supreme Thoughts and Malevich   It is now almost 100 years ago that Kazimir Malevich reached the pinnacle of his artistic career with his famous “black square”. Now soon a century after the highpoint of his career, the focus on this patriarch of the Russian avant-garde is possibly bigger than ever, not the least thanks to a new … Read More