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  • The new Mauritshuis

    27 Jun 2014 | Wendy Fossen

    Lifestyle

    After a major two year renovation period, the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery will open its gates to the public on the 27th of June. A large palace turned into a museum in 1822, the building was in desperate need of renovation and update. Mauritshuis enjoys a prestigious location, sharing the neighborhood with the Dutch Prime Minister and the  government buildings.

     
  • Mondrian Year: 1944-2014

    7 Feb 2014 | Wendy Fossen

    Lifestyle

    Exactly 70 years ago, Piet Mondrian died in New York. His most famous work of art, the Victory Boogie Woogie, can be found at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. It is a lozenge shaped canvas with yellow, red and blue square colour fields and is an entirely abstract work. When seeing the Victory Boogie Woogie, Barack Obama's first impression was: 'This is a fabulous one'.

     

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