There are not many cities in Europe where a short walk transports you through so much history. Across every bridge in Amsterdam there is a fascinating story from the past — with relevance to the present day. What makes the Dutch capital unique? What constitutes the character of the city? Who formed it? Who were the key figures in its development?
Since the 17th century the city of Amsterdam has transformed itself into the epicenter of fine art. Recent art exhibitions and art fairs recorded more visitors than ever. Why is Amsterdam so popular among art lovers, art collectors, art students and local and international artists alike? What makes the Amsterdam art scene unique? How does the Amsterdam Art World respond to today’s global developments?