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People at an exhibition

Museums. How do people look at art? How do they move? Is there a difference between the way they look at the beginning and at the end of the exhibition?

Weekend trip

We did a trip to Belgium and were inspired by exhibitions, amongst others by Salvador Dalí and Otobong Nkanga.

--- 2 Sep 2022, Bruges (B) 👁 more icm ---

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MORE

Every time we're in the east of the Netherlands, we'll drop by at Museum More (Museum for Modern Realism) to take a peek at this private collection. All 24 mm, between 1.0 - 2.0 sec @ f/8 - f/22. At the beginning and the end of the slideshow, you'll find composed images of Kasteel Ruurlo, trying my hand at the Pep Ventosa technique.

--- 17 Jul 2022, Gorssel (NL) 👁 more icm ---

A la Campagne

Summer exposition at the Fries Museum showing landscape paintings borrowed from the Rotterdam museum Boymans van Beuningen. All 24 mm, between 1.0 - 2.0 sec @ f/22.

--- 14 Jul 2022, Leeuwarden (NL) 👁 more icm ---

Fabrique des Lumières

Hallucinating combination of innovative digital projection and the art by Gustav Klimt and Hundertwasser at unique location near Westergasfabriek. All images 24 mm @ ISO 1600.

--- 26 Jun 2022, Amsterdam (NL) 👁 more icm ---

The Rijks

--- 28 Feb 2022, Amsterdam (NL) ---

Museum De Pont

We visited the opening exhibition by Kara Walker, called A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be at Museum De Pont. Her graphical work is very difficult to catch in an interpretation, so I tried to register the industrial atmosphere of the building. A self-portrait at the end.

--- 20 Feb 2022, Tilburg (NL) ---

'The discovery of the present time'

Noordbrabants Museum.

--- 21 May 2022, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL) ---

'In the Light of Cuyp'

Great exhibition at Dordrecht Museum with paintings by Turner, Callcott, Constable, Gainsborough and of course Albert Cuyp who inspired them. To view the paintings I can only strongly recommend to visit the museum. Went there twice and made ICMs of the visitors.

--- 29 Oct 2021/28 Jan 2022, Dordrecht (NL) ---

Fotomuseum

What if you're fond of visiting photography exhibitions but you are on your own and extremely short-sighted? This elderly man tried to read the texts that go with the pictures and gave up after some time. Too small. From then on he scrutinised the images at just a couple of inches distance and in his notepad he wrote down the name of the artist which was in bigger print. At home he would look everything up. I can understand why he felt a bit lost.

Artist-photographer Popel Coumou (1978) plays with the most important elements of photography in her work: light, paper and the perception of reality. By lighting her collages of paper, she adds a third dimension to the paper.

--- 3 Oct 2021, Den Haag (NL) ---

De Fundatie

Interesting exhibition at De Fundatie, visited by many students in their first school week.

--- 3 Sep 2021, Zwolle (NL) ---

FFN 2021

Fotofestival Naarden 2021 covered more than 15 locations. This one was situated at a disused garden centre.

--- 25 Aug 2021, Naarden Vesting (NL) ---

FFN 2021

Sint-Maartenskerk

The photo challenge 'Martinus Nijhoff Brug' is a competition for photographers on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of this iconic bridge across the river Waal, ending with a much visited exhibition in the beautiful Sint-Maartenskerk.

--- 1 Aug 2021, Zaltbommel (NL) 👁 more people at an exhibition ---

Sint-Maartenskerk Zaltbommel

Kunsthal

'Zilte haring, rode kroot', the exhibition was called, Salty herring, red beetroot. Doesn't make much sense as I just picked out a detail for this post, the idea was to connect furniture and food.

--- 15 July 2021, Rotterdam (NL) ---

Voorlinden

Museum Voorlinden has this installation that allows people to walk under a (very shallow) swimming pool. It's a great effect.

--- 27 Feb 2020, Wassenaar (NL) ---

View on the ocean from the beach at Tazacorte

Thyssen-Bornemisza

Although less 'eclectic' than the Prado, this private collection of Thyssen (indeed, the manufacturer of elevators among other things) is fascinating. Moreover, the museum is a pleasant place to stay. And you are allowed to take pictures.

--- 28 Sep 2019, Madrid (E) ---

Museum Thyssen Madrid

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