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Strap-on your skates

Winter Landscape with Skaters  or Winterlandschap met Ijsvermaak is a c.1608 oil on oak painting by the Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.The painting shows ice skaters of all sorts enjoying a day on a frozen river. People dressed … Continue reading

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Airport Art

As I’ve mentioned on more than one occasion, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is one of my favorites in Europe. The international gateway is not only well-equipped and conveniently located, it’s also home to a wonderful branch of the world-famous Rijksmuseum. The … Continue reading

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Banned In Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s celebrated Rijksmuseum has recently banned cameras and phone photography. Instead, the world famous art museum is encouraging visitors to draw or sketch the artworks. The institution has even created a project called StartDrawing that offers free sketchbooks, pencils, easels, and … Continue reading

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