Category Archives: art

Banksy agrees with Integrated Expat: Street art in Dover

Underwhelming decorative art in Dover was replaced at the weekend by Banksy’s take on Brexit. Continue reading

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Dutch wall art: a mystery solved

Solving the mystery of Dutch wall art in Wijchen. Who made those birds and when? Continue reading

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Dutch wall art in Wijchen: a detective story

Local wall art on private houses sent me on a detective journey through the story of Dutch public and private art of the post-war recovery period (wederopbouw). Sparked by a chance thought, I followed the trail of wandkunst, gevelkunst, bas … Continue reading

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Disaster in Den Bosch: building connected to Hieronymus Bosch collapses

Some landmarks just can’t be replaced. Some historical buildings are worth preserving for posterity. Sometimes that just doesn’t go to plan. Last weekend, a building in the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch that was well-known to the artist Hieronymus Bosch simply … Continue reading

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The Miniaturist – a love of small objects and tiny details

Imagine that you were blind. How could you get an idea of the scale and shape of a cathedral or the layout of a castle? In recent years, 3D models and town plans have been appearing in tourist spots around … Continue reading

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