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
Beste alumnus / alumna, Op 20 december 2018 zal voor het eerst een activiteit speciaal voor jou georganiseerd worden! Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam heeft een feestelijk programma samengesteld en Marten Kuijpers (Architect en Senior Onderzoeker bij HNI) geeft voor Kunst & Cultuurwetenschappen Alumni een exclusieve rondleiding door de nieuwe tentoonstelling Work, Body, Leisure. Deze… Read More Uitnodiging: Kunst en Cultuurwetenschappen Alumni Evenement
Written by dr. Jos ten Berge A happy day for Jos ten Berge! Besides teaching job with the Art and Culture department at the VU, he is also chairman of the Foundation De Stadshof Collection. In that capacity he recently received a donation of beautiful works of art. De Stadshof collects Outsider Art: work by… Read More Better than Escher…
Written by dr. Ingrid Vermeulen Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900 From the 17th century on, Germany was a major market for Dutch and Flemish paintings, drawings and prints of the Golden Age. Although this market remains important until the present day, its peak was during the 18th century: Netherlandish art was passionately… Read More Invitation – Symposium Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900
Each year, Sven Lütticken teaches a MA course on Art Criticism, in which the students learn how to write critical responses to current exhibitions. This year vuartandculture would like share one of their reviews with you. This one is written by Tim Renders. Bringing The Congo Tribunal to The Hague Tribunal’s Doorstep Milo Rau: The Congo Tribunal Swiss director Milo… Read More Exhibition Review – Tim Renders at STROOM
By Ginette Verstraete Hello Everybody. My best wishes for a happy and inspiring 2018! My name is Ginette Verstraete, Professor of Comparative Arts and Media, and currently also in charge of the BA and MA programs in Arts and Culture. My new position, as Opleidingsdirecteur Kunst en Cultuur (Director of Education), started in September 2017,… Read More A New Year’s Wish from the New Director of Education at Arts & Culture!
By Suki de Boer As external PhD candidate at VU University Amsterdam, I research how art professionals who work for multinational corporations write about the art-related activities of these corporations and how this affects the public image of art in a corporate context. I’m actually not an alumnus of the VU. In 1999-2000 I received… Read More The life of a PHD candidate