Photo: Michiel van Nieuwkerk


18 May to 26 June 2011 – Kunsthal Rotterdam

The project Dutch Masters in the 21st century will be presented on May 18th in the presence of the Secretary of Education, Culture and Science. It is a unique collaboration between several local broadcasters and art institutes. The project will then continue as an exhibition at the Kunsthal untill June 26th.

Dutch Masters is composed of filmed portraits of visual artists in their work place. The aim of the project is to produce an extensive serie in which a whole generation of artist is represented.

Artists: Charlotte Schleiffert, Hans Aarsman, Erik van Lieshout, Teun Hocks, Iris van Dongen, Tjebbe Beekman, Herman de Vries, Jennifer Tee, Bertien van Manen, Koos Breukel, Berend Strik, Natasja Kensmil, Job Koelewijn, Jan Dibbets, David Bade en Henk Visch.

Films made by: Pieter Verhoeff, Eddy Terstall, Sonia Herman Dolz, John Appel, Jan Eilander, Ditteke Mensink, Barbara Makkinga, Robert Oey, Mijke de Jong, Ineke Hilhorst, René Roelofs, Hans Hylkema, Sherman de Jesus, Paul Cohen, Martijn van Haalen, Michiel van Nieuwkerk en Frans Weisz.

Participating institutions: RTV Noord-Holland; Omroep West; Omrop Fryslân; RTV Rijnmond; Omroep Zeeland; Cultura24; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven; Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht; Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag; Fotomuseum, Den Haag; GEM, Den Haag; Het Domein, Sittard; Museum voor Moderne kunst, Arnhem; Centraal Museum, Utrecht; De Hallen, Haarlem; Drents Museum, Assen; Groninger Museum, Groningen; Noord-Brabants Museum, Den Bosch; Fries Museum, Leeuwarden; Rijksmuseum Twente, Enschede; Kunsthal Rotterdam; Witte de With, Rotterdam; TENT, Rotterdam; NP3, Groningen; Singer Laren; W139, Amsterdam; Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo; De Appel, Amsterdam

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