Ever Wonder What a 17th-Century Dutch Canal Smells Like?

It is well know that looking at art can elicit nostalgic memories. Now, imagine if you could also smell the bleaching fields, grocer shops, and 17th century canals of Dutch masterpieces. “Smell the Art: Fleeting Scents in Colour”, the new show at the Mauritshuis in The Hague, attempts to engage with your olfactory senses by developing scents approximating the smells of each detail in those paintings, alongside offering something that cannot be replicated on your computer screen at home. Read full article here


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