Floral art

A woman, styled in the manner of Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid, picking tulips in Amsterdam's Dam Square on National Tulip Day on Saturday. The event, organised by growers who build a special garden in the square, marks the official st
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A woman, styled in the manner of Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid, picking tulips in Amsterdam's Dam Square on National Tulip Day on Saturday. The event, organised by growers who build a special garden in the square, marks the official start of the international tulip season, which runs until the end of April.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 18, 2016, with the headline 'Floral art'. Print Edition | Subscribe