Art

7 Instagram accounts for people who are in love with Amsterdam

There are many, many Instagram accounts devoted to Amsterdam in every possible way. We all know why:...

Forgotten women painters of the Dutch Renaissance and Golden Age

The Netherlands is of course a land of art and museums. Countless museums showcase the works of...

Stolen Van Gogh painting remains missing after suspect arrested

How many people does it take to steal an invaluable Van Gogh painting? Just one, apparently. A...

Lost in translation: a hilarious history of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands

You know those tattoo fails where people commission tattoo designs written in another language that result in...

Women artists given permanent prestige in the Rijksmuseum’s “Gallery of Honour”

As home to many Dutch Art Master's collections, and situated in the heart of Amsterdam's cultural district,...

The BKR: a short history of when the Dutch government added artists to their payroll

Remember that time the Dutch government gave artist's actual salaries in exchange for their work? No? Allow...

Van Gogh’s hidden painting unveiled after a century of private ownership

Lockdown, winter weather, and windmills: these are the words that come to mind of late when one...

What can we learn about the Dutch from their literature?

Dutch books, fiction, literature, whatever you want to call it, there is such thing as a Dutch...
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