Category Archives: art

Artist Portraits at the wonderful X BANK

text and image roberto voorbij For me one of this years highlights was surely being able to exhibit my Artist Portraits at the beautiful X BANK. This Amsterdam concept store gave me the amazing platform for showing my Artist Portraits … Continue reading

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The World of Frida

text roberto voorbij Although Frida Kahlo died in the 1950’s her work and life are still inspiring artists from all over the world. Frida’s free spirit makes her a figurehead of feminism even today. Her tormented life story makes that … Continue reading

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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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