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Last chance ‘The Road to Van Eyck’
5 February 2013

Last chance 'The Road to Van Eyck'

The exhibition ‘The Road to Van Eyck’ is set to close on 10 February. This gives you just a few days to visit this unique presentation. READ ON...

Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen
Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen


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Pushwagner: Soft City

The artist Hariton Pushwagner was one of Norway’s best-kept secrets until he made his breakthrough at the Berlin Biennale in 2008. His work is on show at the museum from 23 February. READ ON...

Photomontage, 2009, photography by L.P. Lorentzen, art direction by Pushwagner. Design: Thonik
Photomontage, 2009, photography by L.P. Lorentzen, art direction by Pushwagner. Design: Thonik


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Intervention #22 Tanja Smeets - Domestic Strangers

Tanja Smeets’ installations combine everyday objects and materials with ceramics: stacks of mugs with ceramic outgrowths of bracket fungi and big bunches of Chinese spoons. Her work goes on show at the museum this coming weekend. READ ON...

Tanja Smeets, Red Landscape (detail), 2012, ceramic, photo: Adriaan van Dam
Tanja Smeets, Red Landscape (detail), 2012, ceramic, photo: Adriaan van Dam


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Boijmans TV in full swing

Fans of Boijmans TV can enjoy themselves to their heart’s content over the coming months. The second season of Boijmans TV is well under way with a new episode every Thursday. If you are unable to receive the local channel TV Rijnmond, then each week’s instalment is released on ARTtube on Friday. Boijmans TV still has plenty more in store for you. READ ON...

Boijmans TV guide Bregje oranised the Dutch competition 'Over smaak valt te twisten'.
Boijmans TV guide Bregje oranised the Dutch competition 'Over smaak valt te twisten'.


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Rotterdam Art Week

This year’s Rotterdam Art Week runs from 6 to 10 February, when Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will be specially opening its doors this Friday evening. READ ON...

Exhibition overview The Design Collection, now on view (photo: Lotte Stekelenburg)
Exhibition overview The Design Collection, now on view (photo: Lotte Stekelenburg)


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Is hand-made necessarily well-made? A sweatshop as art project

From 9 March the museum is presenting ‘Hand Made: Long Live Crafts’. This exhibition is a manifesto for handicrafts, but at the same time prompts reflection about handmade products. The Flames Maquiladora installation by Mexican artist Carlos Amorales that is currently on display in the museum provides a foretaste. READ ON...

Flames Maquiladora by Carlos Amorales, 2001-2003. Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Flames Maquiladora by Carlos Amorales, 2001-2003. Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.


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