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Newshour: hidden Jewish art

last friday evening (27th february), 9.50-9.54pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“… some of it was hidden from the Nazis … Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum hasn’t established how it acquired 16 of the paintings in its new exhibition: the Stedelijk Museum in the Second World War.”

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weekend envy: MAD chair by marcel wanders

A few months ago, as I passed the Poliform showroom at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, I spotted a little beauty in the window: the MAD chair by Dutch design icon Marcel Wanders. 284 more words


The Artist

For me travel is about discovery: New places, new things, new people. Vacation is about rest and relaxation. Five countries in four weeks in July 2014 was definitely travel. 390 more words


Inspiring places: Volkshotel, Amsterdam

Happy New Year to you All! Hope you had a lovely and relaxing Christmas break, and an exciting New Year’s Eve party.

We’ve welcomed 2015 in… 265 more words

Weekly Column: Inspiring Places

day in Amsterdam

Yesterday Lesley and I went to Amsterdam for the day, which was really nice.

We waited for the 8:12 train in Brummen …

… and got to Amsterdam just after 10:00. 259 more words

... Marlene Dumas – an Exhibition ...

During a few days over Christmas in Amsterdam friends took me on a culture trail, including a retrospective exhibition of works by Marlene Dumas, titled – … 330 more words


Explorations of Amsterdam: Last Hurrah 2014 Day 2 - Amsterdam

We started out Sunday morning by going to the Dam, a town square. On the square is the Royal Palace, Niewue Kerk, and the National Monument. 415 more words