Why the Hague is an Art Lover’s Dream

INDEPENDENT | Victoria Trott:

Why go now?

Best known as the home of the International Criminal Court, the spotlight is on art this year in the Netherlands’ third largest city. Along with 17 other locations around the country, The Hague will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of De Stijl (‘The Style’), a Dutch artistic movement, throughout 2017. Two major exhibitions featuring the colourful work of Piet Mondrian, the art movement’s most famous exponent, are taking place at the Gemeentemuseum (1) between now and the end of September: “Piet Mondrian and Bart van der Leck: Inventing a New Art” (until 21 May) and “The Discovery of Mondrian” (3 June to 24 September)… Read more

Image: Mauritshuis houses Dutch Golden Age paintings (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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