A round up of the best stories about the Netherlands and all things Dutch from leading international publications



Dutch Museum Director, Also an Artist, Gets a Show of His Own

Dutch Museum Director, Also an Artist, Gets a Show of His Own

Willem Sandberg, the Stedelijk Museum's famous director not only organised many exhibitions, he also designed the posters, catalogs, invitations and tickets for all of them.  His work is now on show at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, reports the NYT.  More >













Dutch Artists Breathe New Life Into Taxidermy

Dutch Artists Breathe New Life Into Taxidermy

Taxidermy is having a moment. In this article from the New York Times Dutch artists Jaap Sinke and Ferry van Tongeren say that 'using the beauty of animals in a 17th-century way, for us, is the ultimate message of beauty in an ugly world'.  More >






A friend in need

The Daily Star pays tribute to Dutch-Australian William Ouderland who came to the country as the ceo of the Bata shoe factory and stayed on to fight in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.  More >