Holland is famous for its extensive list of artists, masters of craft with artistic vision which made them stand out. Creativity is not something exclusive to artists although it is often perceived to be. No! Creativity is in everything and everyone is gifted with it. Creative expression is a good instrument with which to connect with creativity and to see what it can do for you.
Have you always wanted to know who the man was behind the painter Vincent van Gogh? Curious about his life, his family and romantic involvements? Marie-Louise delves under the skin of Anna van Gogh Carbentus, Vincent’s mother, and tells you all the things that only a mother can know.
Rembrandt moved to a house he bought (and later had to sell) in Amsterdam in 1639 which was in a neighbourhood that was slowly becoming predominantly Jewish and remained that way until 1940. He was inspired by what and whom he saw on the streets outside his window. The first Jews to arrive in Amsterdam were those exiled from Spain during the Inquisition in 1492.