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Big Amsterdam Art Calendar 2016

text and image roberto voorbij Last week was the official presentation of the ‘Big Amsterdam Art Calendar’.  This coming edition coincides with a leap year, therefore offering room for 366 artists, designers, photographers and architects. A collection of established names … 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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The Industry of Faith

text and image roberto voorbij Mass produced reli statues, meticulously ordered as if it were a Katharina Fritsch sculpture, spotted last weekend at Museum N.. More – Maastricht, The Netherlands. Museum N.. More – Maastricht (2013).

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Why are there no muslim brothers on the wall?

text and image roberto voorbij Among the next ’50 new names’ perhaps as well a Nasr or a Karim, a Fatima or an Aicha? An Aziz or Osman, Dünya or Aysu etc. etc. Wouldn’t that really be “sharing a Coke”? … Continue reading

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Sculptures by the sea by the IJ

text and image roberto voorbij In the wonderful – by former Dutch state architect Jo Coenen designed – Amsterdam Public Library is until September 30th the chance to see some of the most special pieces of the magnificent collection of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Trash

text roberto voorbij Artwork spotted in my personal hangout place in Amsterdam, Café de Barones. The work seems at first glance an edited photo, but rather falls in the category D.I.Y. Photoshop Effects. Diana Mijnhout is the photographer, the registrar … Continue reading

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