Maastricht and The European Fine Art Fair

Maastricht%20steeples.jpgTrippy: a short visual trip to a place of architectural or design importance

Trippy to: Maastricht, home of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), an annual event considered by many to be the highest-end A-List art marketplace with 150 of the world's best art and antique dealers. The city is the oldest in the Netherlands, built on an ancient Roman site and famed for its high-end shopping, scenery, dining, a winter Carnival celebration, and an annual gathering of the art world.

Location: Maastricht, the Netherlands, at Holland's southernmost tip, close to Belgium and Germany

Maastricht and TEFAF Sampler:

map-maastricht.gif

Maastricht%20view.jpg

Chateau%20St%20Gerlach.bmp

Rembrandt%20self-portrait.jpg

art%20dealers.jpg

Maastricht%20bikes.jpg

mtricht-footbridge.jpg

Frans%20Hals%20painting.jpg

Maastricht%20street%20scene.jpg

TEFAF.jpg

Sacrifice%20of%20Iphigenia%20by%20Jan%20Steen.jpg

TEFAF%20patron.jpg

 

Photo credits: NY Times Travel, Travel Guide 2 Holland, Archief Historische Kring, MPI Maastricht 2009, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Maastricht Bed and Breakfast, Daniel's Maastricht Page, NY Times Art & Design

Jay JohnsonComment