Students’ Stories: Guido Scholten on the prints of the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet

Written by Guido Scholten Next to working as a student assistant at the VU Art & Culture department, and to being a student in the MA specialization ‘Kunst, Markt, en Connaisseurship’, in the past months I did an internship at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History in The Hague.During this internship I was… Read More Students’ Stories: Guido Scholten on the prints of the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet

Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown

This text by Maja Klaassens was written for Sven Lütticken’s MA seminar Art Criticism, for which students normally write a series of exhibition reviews. The Corona Crisis necessitated a rethink, and in this short essay, Maja reflects on culture, criticism and political mobilization under Covid-19 and beyond. Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown Written… Read More Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown

Students’ Stories: Lisa Kloosterman on being an intern

Hey! Let me introduce myself; I’m Lisa, a student in the master Kunst, Markt en Connaisseurschap (Art, Market and Connoisseurship). I was asked to tell something about my experiences in and around the university. We all have different stories and hereby I’m going to tell you mine! It was the second year of my bachelor… Read More Students’ Stories: Lisa Kloosterman on being an intern

RE-source Collective shows ‘design research’

Festive Opening of the exhibition RE-SOURCE during the Dutch Design Week (19-27 October 2019) in Eindhoven, written by prof. dr. Ginette Verstraete During Dutch Design Week RE-source, the winner of the Dutch Design Award 2019, will show an interactive installation on urban waste streams. RE-source is a NWO-SIA collaboration between Design Academy Eindhoven / Lectoraat… Read More RE-source Collective shows ‘design research’

Willem van Genk in the Outsider Art Museum in the Hermitage in the Newspaper

Written by dr. Jos ten Berge Last week, some 400 people were present at the opening of the biggest exhibition of work van Willem van Genk ever. Hardly recognised during his life, Van Genk now counts among the best of the best within the ranks of the so-called “outsider artists”, that is, people who are… Read More Willem van Genk in the Outsider Art Museum in the Hermitage in the Newspaper

Scavenging American Art & Technology Archives – Esmee Schoutens

Written by Esmee Schoutens This fall I received Early Career Fund from CLUE+ to conduct archival research in the United States for five weeks. I am now a second-year research master student of the Critical Studies in Art and Culture track. I mostly focus on modern and contemporary art, specifically on art/technology collaborations and artistic… Read More Scavenging American Art & Technology Archives – Esmee Schoutens