Have you spotted all those paintings in the Delft shop windows and window sills yet? Recently, the city center has become a lot more artistic. And that all has to do with a very special festive year that Delft is celebrating this year.
The year 1024 is in fact dedicated to the most famous Delft resident, Johannes Vermeer. Did you know that six of his works of art are unknown whether they still exist and where they are? In the popular TV program ‘De Nieuwe Vermeer’ professional artists and amateurs made their new, contemporary and personal version of these mysterious paintings. More than a million Dutch people saw the result on TV: twelve masterpieces and no less than 20 free entries. And now you can see them in real life!
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