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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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Limited by SAATCHI ART

Honored to be selected for this new initiative by Saatchi Art! 200 artist have been chosen for the launch of Limited: “a new way to buy limited edition prints by top emerging artists from around the world”. ‘Portrait 36: Kandinsky.’ … 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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GIF Weekender Festival

The first Dutch festival entirely dedicated to the animated GIF took place last weekend at the Amsterdam Volkshotel. In a sense a kind of film festival in which the entries have been reduced to just a few frames, endlessly repeating, … Continue reading

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SHOW WHAT YOU WANT SHOW

text and image roberto voorbij An “open call” art magazine may perhaps be ushered in best with an “open source” art exhibition. That is, the SHOW WHAT YOU WANT SHOW to celebrate the inaugural issue of Platform Platvorm. A magazine … 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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ART 24/7 @ KUNSTHALLE OSNABRÜCK

text and image roberto voorbij ‘Artists don’t have vacation’ noted Joseph Beuys. As an artist you’re always in an art-modus, is what Beuys meant with this, you can’t switch it off temporarily, you’re in it 24/7. The quote is certainly … Continue reading

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