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FREEDOM? PRIVACY?

text roberto voorbij Today, on International Workers’ Day opens the exhibition FREEDOM? PRIVACY? at the Gallery Decumanus, Krk – Croatia. The Art and Culture Laboratory [KUL•] organizes this group exhibition, which is part of Labor Incubator (Prvomajski Inkubator) festival. A … Continue reading

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Arnold Böcklin – Isle of the Dead

text roberto voorbij Last month during my short stay in Brussels when I (finally) visited the Victor Horta museum, I had already in one of the rooms of Horta’s former home encountered a slightly kitsch but definitely hypnotizing painting. Title … Continue reading

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Oh Crisis!

text and image roberto voorbij The financial crises seem to follow one another in an ever faster pace. This calls for a different way of thinking, for alternatives. The exhibition Oh Crisis! in the luxurious mansion, on the luxurious estate … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE IS FERTILE / RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

text and image roberto voorbij A standard formula in physics is R = P / I ². Or resistance equals power divided by (current times current). That this scientific formula can also be interpreted in a more moralistic way was … Continue reading

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Politics in Print 2011

text roberto voorbij This week is the last chance to see the inspiring exhibit Politics in Print 2011 at the Dutch Press Museum. An overview of the past political year summarized in cartoons and caricatures. 28 illustrators / cartoonists offer … Continue reading

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Big drama, small price

text roberto voorbij Beautiful edited pictures by photographer Krijn van Noordwijk. In the center of Amsterdam do these hallucinatory images currently attract attention as a poster campaign for the Last Minute Ticket Shop. With the accompanying slogan ‘Big drama / music / … Continue reading

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Blues before sunrise

text and image roberto voorbij In the Amsterdam Vondelpark can from this week on Steve McQueen’s, by the Stedelijk Museum commissioned, Blues before sunrise be experienced. With a simple but very poetic intervention has the artist / filmmaker McQueen transformed … Continue reading

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Michael Sweerts – Portrait of a Young Man (Ratio Quique Reddenda)

image pubhist.com text roberto voorbij In the art section of the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant appears weekly the column ‘Archetype’, in which cross-links between art and actuality are being highlighted. The work Portrait of a Young Man (1656) of the … Continue reading

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Wouter Huis – Disclaimer

text roberto voorbij By way of experiment would it certainly be interesting to interpret reality for a time as if it were a film, literary work or other creation. To analyze the deeper meaning of colors, names and attributes of … Continue reading

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The most beautiful bookshop in the world

text and image roberto voorbij If you ever happened to visit Maastricht, make sure to also visit the bookstore Selexyz Dominicanen. This breathtaking store, by The Guardian even proclaimed the most beautiful bookshop in the world, is located near the … Continue reading

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