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Amsterdam | 4K Timelapse

Watch on Vimeo Striking visuals of one of Europe's most beautiful cities. Runtime: 1 min.

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Selfie with 'Sunflowers'

on lrb.co.uk No one did colour more blatantly and more unexpectedly than Van Gogh. Inspired by the Provencal hues of Arles and Saint-Rémy, its blata...

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Rembrandt vs Vermeer: The Titans of Dutch Painting

Listen on soundcloud Two experts — art historian Simon Schama (advocating for Rembrandt) and novelist Tracy Chevalier (advocating for Vermeer) — m...

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A brief history of inland navigation and waterways

on archive.org This scholarly paper tracks the development of the waterway infrastructure — vessels and the waterways themselves — in the Netherl...

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Aerial Views of Dutch Tulip Fields

Below the video, in the description, is an excellent collection of information about when and where to see the tulips bloom. Runtime: 4 min.

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Going Dutch, Part 1: Exploring Paintings from the Netherlands

Arthur K Wheelock Jr, curator of northern baroque paintings at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, explains what makes Dutch paintings uniqu...

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The Canals of the Dutch Republic

Watch on YouTube Yale University professor John Merriman explains the nature of the Dutch state built around sea trade (1648-1945). A...

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A Never-Ending Poem Grows in the Netherlands

View on smithsonianmag.com Since 2012, a team of poets has been creating a never-ending poem, which is embedded into the cobblestones...

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