Nieuwsbrief
Summer Newsletter: Art in Boijmans and in the port of Rotterdam
20 June 2010

Opening new exhibitions in the museum and in the Port of Rotterdam

The director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen invites you to the opening on Saturday 29 May 2010 at 14.30 o'clock. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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Submarine wharf

A new exhibition space in The Port of Rotterdam. READ ON...

Submarine Wharf. Photo: Freek van Arkel
Submarine Wharf. Photo: Freek van Arkel


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Atelier Van Lieshout - Infernopolis

From 29 May you can see the latest exhibition Infernopolis by Atelier Van Lieshout on a unique location: a sumarine wharf in the port of Rotterdam. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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About the exhibition

Atelier Van Lieshout installed two enormous installations, ‘The Technocrat’ and ‘Cradle to Cradle’, amid a forest of existing and new sculptures. READ ON...

Atelier Van Lieshout, Cradle to Cradle, Woman, 2009 (detail)
Atelier Van Lieshout, Cradle to Cradle, Woman, 2009 (detail)


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The curator explains

Saskia van Kampen, curator of the City Collection, has written an essay about the exhibition. The full essay is included in the booklet that each visitor receives when they buy a ticket for the exhibition. READ ON...

Cover booklet. Design: Thonik
Cover booklet. Design: Thonik


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Practical information

Adress, opening hours and admission fees of the exhibition Infernopolis of Atelier Van Lieshout in the Submarine Wharf. READ ON...

Submarine Wharf. Photo: Freek van Arkel
Submarine Wharf. Photo: Freek van Arkel


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Olafur Eliasson - Notion motion

In 2005 the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson developed a work especially for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in which the central theme was the visualisation of light waves. Notion motion, an interactive installation covering 1,500 m2, can be seen again this summer. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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Thomas Demand - Nationalgalerie

Not even half a year after the succesfull show in Berlin, Museum Bijmans Van Beuningen takes it's chance to exhibit the artfull works of German artist Thomas Demand. READ ON...

Thomas Demand, detail Heldenorgel, 2009, C-Print/ Diasec, 240 x 380 cm, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, PICTORIGHT, Amsterdam. Design Thonik
Thomas Demand, detail Heldenorgel, 2009, C-Print/ Diasec, 240 x 380 cm, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, PICTORIGHT, Amsterdam. Design Thonik


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Van Meegeren's fake Vermeers

The museum almost had a real Vermeer in its collection, but The Supper at Emmaus turned out to be a fake Vermeer by the master forger Han van Meegeren. READ ON...

Han van Meegeren (1889-1947), Supper at Emmaus, 1937, Canvas, 118 x 130,5 cm, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Han van Meegeren (1889-1947), Supper at Emmaus, 1937, Canvas, 118 x 130,5 cm, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.


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Lutz & Guggisberg

The Swiss duo Lutz & Guggisberg present the scenery they designed for a play in the museum setting of the Willem van der Vorm Gallery. READ ON...

Lutz & Guggisberg:
Lutz & Guggisberg: "Schlecksteinzimmer", exhibition view Bob van Orsouw Gallery, Zurich, 2009. Photograph: Stefan Altenburger. Courtesy Bob van Orsouw Gallery, Zurich


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Restauration of a painting by Dalí in public

Have you ever seen a famous painting being restored? This summer Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is letting everyone enjoy a process that is usually carried out behind closed doors. From mid-June the enornous painting Landscape with a Girl Skipping Rope by the world-famous Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí will undergo a miraculous restoration. You can follow the silent spectacle for two months in the Serra gallery. Following the restoration the painting is going to Milan, so don’t miss it. READ ON...

Behind the scenes some work is being done already for the Salvador Dalí painting
Behind the scenes some work is being done already for the Salvador Dalí painting


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Restoration Kees van Dongen

The Exhibition with international master pieces from Kees van Dongen, will soon create a fabulous atmosphere in Van Dongens hometown, Rotterdam. On show is also the just resored painting 'The Finger on the Cheek'. READ ON...

Kees van Dongen, A Finger on her Cheek, 1910. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Photo John Tromp
Kees van Dongen, A Finger on her Cheek, 1910. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Photo John Tromp


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Boijmans TV great success

The new television series Boijmans TV has been a great success. The first episode attracted 84,000 viewers, and this number has reached 140,000 viewers already at the third episode. READ ON...

The suppost asks questions to contemporary artists, visiting Maurizio Cattelan's basement, video still
The suppost asks questions to contemporary artists, visiting Maurizio Cattelan's basement, video still


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Online collection

The museum has recently made a large part of its collection available online. READ ON...

screenshot collectie.boijmans.nl
screenshot collectie.boijmans.nl


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ArtTube Update

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen adds a new video to ArtTube almost every week. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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Stone floats to Shanghai

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is showing ‘Het Is Me Wat’ by Wim T. Schippers for the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. The work of art, a huge floating stone, will astonish international visitors there. No time to have a look at this masterpiece in Shanghai? The fascinating work returns to Rotterdam in November. READ ON...

Photo: Fred Ernst
Photo: Fred Ernst


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Exhibition

The summer brings more beautiful exhibitions in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and beyond. Here is an overview. READ ON...

Collection Two. Photo: Kees Spruijt
Collection Two. Photo: Kees Spruijt


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