Nieuwsbrief
Winter 2009
December 2009

Charles LeDray wins the H+F Fashion Award

Charles LeDray, the winner of the H+F Fashion Award 2009, exhibits his work MENS SUITS. READ ON...

Charles LeDray, MENS SUITS, 2009, commissioned by Artangel. Photo: Julian Abrams
Charles LeDray, MENS SUITS, 2009, commissioned by Artangel. Photo: Julian Abrams


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Winner Rotterdam Design Prize 2009

studio Joost Grootens won the prize of €15,000 for his vision on design. READ ON...

studio Joost Grootens, Four Atlases, 2003-2008
studio Joost Grootens, Four Atlases, 2003-2008


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‘Trying is Buying’: Jac. Jongert, 1883-1942

From the 19th of December, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen will produce a retrospective on the work of the designer Jac. Jongert, known for his work with Van Nelle. These famous posters and packaging designs as well as his book covers, glass, textiles and free work show Jongert to be an inspired designer. READ ON...

Jac. Jongert, ‘GOP Limonadesiroop’ label, Wed. G. Oud Pz. & Co, c. 1916-20, Purmerends Museum
Jac. Jongert, ‘GOP Limonadesiroop’ label, Wed. G. Oud Pz. & Co, c. 1916-20, Purmerends Museum


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Masterpiece or Copy? Anthony van Dyck

Until 14 February 2010, this extraordinary presentation throws new light on two seemingly identical versions of the painting ‘Saint Jerome’ by Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641). The question is: which painting is the original? READ ON...

Anthony van Dyck, St. Jerome with an Angel, 1618-1621, canvas, 168,3 x 134,7 cm. Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen loan from the Willem Van der Vorm Foundation & St. Jerome with an Angel, 1618-1621, canvas, 167 x 153,5 cm. Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
Anthony van Dyck, St. Jerome with an Angel, 1618-1621, canvas, 168,3 x 134,7 cm. Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen loan from the Willem Van der Vorm Foundation & St. Jerome with an Angel, 1618-1621, canvas, 167 x 153,5 cm. Stockholm, Nationalmuseum


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Radio Red - Moritz Ebinger

From the 19th of December the Swiss artist Moritz Ebinger will be broadcasting live radio from the entrance area of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The tower of the museum will function as a 'red' radio tower. Everyone can listen to Radio Red live from 2.00 p.m. on 107.5 FM every Sunday and visitors to the museum can also attend the broadcasts. READ ON...

Moritz Ebinger, scale model Radio Red, 2009, photo: Kees Spruijt
Moritz Ebinger, scale model Radio Red, 2009, photo: Kees Spruijt


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Mercenaries and Turks

Until 7 March 2010 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is exhibiting two unusual coloured sets of woodcuts from the German Renaissance in the Print Room. They are a recovered treasure that was lost for decades. READ ON...

Sebald Beham, Lansquenet (detail), c. 1530, Woodcut, coloured with watercolour, 33 x 22 cm, Private collection
Sebald Beham, Lansquenet (detail), c. 1530, Woodcut, coloured with watercolour, 33 x 22 cm, Private collection


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Johan van Loon, 75 years

The museum is staging a presentation of earlier work and new ceramics by the Rotterdam-based artist Johan van Loon to mark his 75th birthday. READ ON...

Johan van Loon, Bowl 1977, Porcelain, Royal Copenhagen, 7 cm, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Johan van Loon, Bowl 1977, Porcelain, Royal Copenhagen, 7 cm, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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The Newest Collection

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen reflects on its own contemporary art collection in public. Until the 7th of February the museum is showing the surreal perceptual world of six modern artists in six galleries. Items from the collection will be augmented with loans. READ ON...

Robert Gober, Untiteled, 2005-2006, Cast lead crystal and paint. Photo: courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery
Robert Gober, Untiteled, 2005-2006, Cast lead crystal and paint. Photo: courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery


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The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions

This exhibition shows works of more than 25 designers and artists and is on view until January 10th! READ ON...

Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut, 2009
Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut, 2009


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New Year Reception 10 January 2010

The director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen takes pleasure in inviting you to a New Year Reception on 10 January 2010. READ ON...



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Videoseries of the month: The Art of Fashion

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen was the first museum in the Netherlands to launch its own video channel on the Internet. Since October 2009 ArtTube is regularly updated with up-to-the-minute and historical videos on art and design. READ ON...

Screenshot ArtTube, 2009
Screenshot ArtTube, 2009


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Exhibitions

In 2010 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is staging some exceptional exhibitions. Here is a calendar with our upcoming events. READ ON...

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut, 2008
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut, 2008


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