Netherlands

The Netherlands Celebrates a Century of  De Stijl Art and Design

25/08/2017 by .

Theo van Doesburg had just 30 subscribers for the first edition of his art, design and architecture magazine, De Stijl. Dedicated to the “the development of a new aesthetic sense” he published the inaugural copy in the Dutch city of Leiden during 1917. A century on, museums and galleries across the Netherlands are celebrating the legacy of the art and design movement that shares its name with the magazine.

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Discover Amsterdam’s Neighbourhoods

11/07/2017 by .

Amsterdam’s diverse neighbourhoods are just a clog’s throw from bustling Centrum; a delightful diversion from the city’s compact but touristic centre. Fresh open spaces, empty canals and plenty of local colour. Andy Mossack discovers a completely different side of Amsterdam.

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Art Rotterdam Week

02/03/2017 by .

Rupert Parker goes to Holland to investigate the weird and the wonderful at Art Rotterdam Week.

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A Century of De Stijl in The Hague

01/03/2017 by .

In the autumn of 1917 Theo van Doesburg distributed the first edition of magazine entitled De Stijl from Leiden to 30 subscribers. A century on, art galleries and museums across the Netherlands are commemorating the beginnings of the one of the 20th century’s most influential art and design movements.

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Exploring Leeuwarden

23/12/2016 by .

Leeuwarden, the capital of the province of Friesland in the Netherlands, will become a European Capital of Culture in 2018. Preparations for taking on that prestigious mantle are already well underway. Stuart Forster goes exploring Leeuwarden to find out more.

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