Contrast old and new in your photos
The original Potato Eaters was painted in Nuenen. What I really like about the painting is that, while it is quite naive in a way, it is painted with so much passion and power.
How Holland keeps Van Gogh’s “Potato Eaters” alive
Van Gogh painted one of his most important works, the gloomy and realistic "Potato Eaters", in Nuenen. I visit this small Dutch town to discover the roots of the painting.
Shadowing the “Master of Light”
A few steps away from Delft’s Nieuwe Kerk is the former Saint Luke’s Guild, built in 1662 and now a center dedicated to the town’s most famous artist: Johannes Vermeer. His 1660 View of Delft was called "the most beautiful painting in the world" by Marcel Proust.
The secret of the famous Dutch Masters
What was the secret of the famous Dutch Masters? To find out I travel from Amsterdam to Haarlem, home of one of the greatest Dutch Golden Age painters: Frans Hals.
Portraits that still resonate today
Hello Netherlands, home to the painters of the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century who helped take art out of the church and into the home. Embracing the idea of the individual, they created portraits that still resonate today by showing the souls of their sitters and in turn inspired one of the best-known of all Dutch painters: Vincent Van Gogh.