Peace Palace in The Hague; ‘Mix-up everything’ style
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Peace Palace in The Hague; ‘Mix-up everything’ style

The Peace Palace in the Hague was built in 1913, houses the International Court of Justice (ICJ) or World Court, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the renowned Peace Palace Library, as well as the Hague Academy of International Law. Due to its humanitarian work and service provided to various nations, I have been intrigued … Continue reading

Meeting William the Silent- The Hague Series
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Meeting William the Silent- The Hague Series

Three months ago I moved to the Netherlands, having spent one year moving back and forth from India to The Netherlands, till I could pass my Dutch integration test, to get a long term visa,. Having given an integration test and got 94/100 in the history section, I knew more history dates than my Dutch … Continue reading

Streets of The Hague.
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Streets of The Hague.

Photographs from my visit to The Hague. The city is an interetesting mix of stone, brick, traditional and post-modern architecture. Not all contemporary architecture sits well in these streets… Most Architects today do not consider the street view of their building. Loss of detail and composition for the human scale makes our streets less inviting to … Continue reading

M.C.Escher Museum: Exhibition
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M.C.Escher Museum: Exhibition

  Continued from M.C. Escher Museum- Early Works This post expands on Eschers later work, and the exhibition display at the Escher in Het Paleis, The Hague. Exhibitions In February 1924, Escher held his first Dutch exhibition at the Sunflower Gallery in The Hague. His work was extolled in Elsevier’s Monthly of June 1924. Escher … Continue reading

M.C. Escher Museum: Early Works
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M.C. Escher Museum: Early Works

  M.C. Escher is one of the genius artist whose work startled the world, his work is housed at ‘Escher in het Paleis’ in The Hague, Netherlands. Most of the work published of Escher is of his ‘Other Reality’ , gravity defying structures, and impossible objects. In my visit to the museum I discovered a different aspect of Escher; … Continue reading