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Autumn 2009: The Art of Fashion
September 2009

On the exhibition

In recent decades fashion and fine art have moved ever closer to one another. Fashion designers create installations and performances and in their turn inspire the art world. ‘The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions’ traces this development and seeks out the borderline between the disciplines from 19 September 2009 until 10 January 2010. READ ON...

Viktor & Rolf, The Fashion Show, autumn/winter 2007/8. Centraal Museum, loan H+F Collectie. Photo Peter Stigter, model Maryna Linchuk (DNA Models).
Viktor & Rolf, The Fashion Show, autumn/winter 2007/8. Centraal Museum, loan H+F Collectie. Photo Peter Stigter, model Maryna Linchuk (DNA Models).


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The curator explains...

José Teunissen, guest curator, in the exhibition catalogue:
"The Oxford English Dictionary defines fashion as ‘the mode of dress, etiquette, furniture, speech, etc. prevalent at a particular time’. While this is the sense often employed in everyday life, it ignores the discipline’s current signicance as a cultural phenomenon. READ ON...

The Art of Fashion catalogue
The Art of Fashion catalogue


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Exhibition design

By Judith Clark, joint guest curator and exhibition designer:
"The exhibition is created and organised around the five new commissions by avant-garde designers Walter Van Beirendonck, Hussein Chalayan, Naomi Filmer, Viktor & Rolf and Anna-Nicole Ziesche. It therefore creates a context for work that did not yet exist at the time of curating nor in fact during the exhibition design process, other than as a few sketches. READ ON...

Ink drawing Judith Clark, London 2009
Ink drawing Judith Clark, London 2009


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Rotterdam Design Prize 2009

At Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen the ten nominees of the Rotterdam Design Prize 2009 will be announced on 19 September. The designs will be exhibited until 10 January 2010. READ ON...



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Paul Kooiker - Crush

From the 5th September until the 22nd of November Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will present the exhibition Crush by artist Paul Kooiker. READ ON...

Paul Kooiker, Crush, 2009, Courtesy Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal
Paul Kooiker, Crush, 2009, Courtesy Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal


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Rinus van den Bosch

Starting on 5 September the museum will be presenting a selection of more than a hundred works by the artist Rinus van den Bosch (1938–1996). READ ON...



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Intervention #12 Call Sheet

The Rotterdam artist and filmmaker Ine Lamers creates a presentation as part of the series of interventions that make up Collection Two, the present arrangement of the museum collection. In Call Sheet, Ine Lamers presents her video work USTALA (I’m tired) in a museum context for the first time, on show until early 2010. READ ON...

Ine Lamers, USTALA, video stills, 2005-2008
Ine Lamers, USTALA, video stills, 2005-2008


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New website ALMA

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is working on ALMA (Art Links to Artefact). The project, funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, involves converting archives on paper into a digital documentation system, opening up access to these records for researchers and the general public alike. READ ON...



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Art Tube

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s video channel goes online on 9 October! READ ON...



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Season Opening

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen would like to invite you to the opening of the new museum season on Saturday the 19th of September. READ ON...



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Book sale

The annual sale of duplicates will be staged in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen library during the season opening on Saturday 19 September. READ ON...

Gerrit van Vucht, Still life with books, 1658
Gerrit van Vucht, Still life with books, 1658


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Are you between 15 and 25 and is fashion designing your hobby or job? Or have you never tried it and want to have a go? If so, take part in this contest and see your design in the museum!
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Hussein Chalayan, Airmail Dress, collection Airmail Clothing, 1999, Tyvek, photo Matthew Pull, courtesy Hussein Chalayan
Hussein Chalayan, Airmail Dress, collection Airmail Clothing, 1999, Tyvek, photo Matthew Pull, courtesy Hussein Chalayan


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Exhibitions

This autumn, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is staging some exceptional exhibitions. Here is a calendar with our upcoming events, including a preview of the winter exhibitions. READ ON...



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