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De Nederlandse Identiteit? De Kracht van Heden
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2012Architecten, Hans Aarsman, Lara Almarcegui, NEXT Architects, Christiaan Bastiaans, Studio Makkink & Bey, Mevis & Van Deursen, Amie Dicke, Rineke Dijkstra, Marlene Dumas, Dora García, Joost Grootens, Anne Holtrop, Saskia Janssen, Fransje Killaars, Gert Jan Kocken, Job Koelewijn, Rem Koolhaas, Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács, LUST, Thomas Manneke, Christien Meindertsma, Aernout Mik, Maureen Mooren, MVRDV, Navid Nuur, Reineke Otten, Ben Laloua / Didier Pascal, Bas Princen, Viktor & Rolf, Henri Roquas, Jan Rothuizen, Bjarne Mastenbroek / SeARCH, Malkit Shoshan, Berend Strik, Ben van Berkel / UNStudio, Guido van der Werve, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Joep van Lieshout, Sarah van Sonsbeeck, Marijke van Warmerdam, René van Zuuk, Roy Villevoye, Barbara Visser, Adriaan Geuze / West 8, Witho Worms at Museum De Paviljoens, Almere October 6th, 2011 - March 4th, 2012
Posted 1/15/12
Museum De Paviljoens in Almere is currently showing the third exhibition in a series called (The Dutch Identity?) called De Kracht van Heden (The Power of Present). These big, significant titles generate high expectations. According to the museum, every show within the Dutch Identity project offers a specific perspective on contemporary Dutch art and the social, cultural and geographic context it comes from. Issues like migration, interculturality, new towns, and the post-colonial history of... [more]
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Roy Villevoye, The Histories   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Roy Villevoye at Motive Gallery January 15th, 2011 - March 5th, 2011
Posted 1/24/11
    At the last Venice Biennale, Elmgreen & Dragset put a bored art collector floating face down in the swimming pool of his fancy house (that is, the Nordic Pavilion at the Giardini). You could tell the guy was dead, but you couldn't get close to see his face. Roy Villevoye's installation at the Motive Gallery, on the contrary, hits you harder. Not only are the two bodies lying on the gallery's floor so close you can touch them (don't, though – hyperrealist art is expensive), but... [more]
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