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Bad habit

image AT5 & roberto voorbij text roberto voorbij Last week some of my artworks were part of the ‘Dump Trump’ group exhibition at WG Kunst Amsterdam. Amongst others the assemblage ‘Bad habit’ in which I present nationalism as a form … Continue reading

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Street Art Sao Paulo

image eric marechal text roberto voorbij Following Mahatma Gandhi our world can still use a lot more nonviolent disobedience. More dreams, more engaged art. It’s not without reason this street art has been applied precisely at this spot in Sao … Continue reading

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Modern Times. Photography in the 20th Century. Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

text and image roberto voorbij The rebuilding and renovation of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is with the opening of the breathtaking Philips Wing as good as accomplished, as good as completed. This spotless side wing – another example of the … Continue reading

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Freeway

No lines Roberto Voorbij – Freeway (2014).

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Amsterdam Artists, 20 Portraits

text roberto voorbij Twenty photo-shoots and twenty interviews with a diverse group of creatives, one-by-one with the specification on the curriculum vitae ‘lives and works in Amsterdam’. The book in the making ‘Amsterdam Artists, 20 Portraits’ gives the reader / viewer … Continue reading

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Folkert de Jong – The pleasing delusion – Amabilis insania

text roberto voorbij image kerstin heyen Folkert de Jong mainly known for his seductive polystyrene sculptures, his ambiguous images that contrast a content of horrific history and dark depths with a choice of colour of nursery pink and blue and … Continue reading

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BOOKS NOT BANKS

text and image roberto voorbij Design inspired by both the intriguing story of Aby Warburg – the German art historian who famously made a deal with his brother to forfeit his right to take over the family firm, in return for … Continue reading

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