Zeitgeist in 8 artworks

Good art challenges. A surprising answer to its zeitgeist can be an important part of this. It is special – certainly in this bizarre period – to see which artworks best reflect the current zeitgeist for you.

 

The Not So Ordinary…

The Not So Ordinary … is a new online video series in which our director Jeannette ten Kate opens the dialogue with gallery owners, artists, directors of art institutions and collectors about how they experience these current times.

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In this 4rd episode of ‘The Not So Ordinary: Corporate Collection’ Jeannette visits the art collection of AkzoNobel. The company collects and exhibits contemporary art since 1996 by internationally renowned artists and young talent. In June they would have celebrated their 25-anniversary, unfortunately postponed due to the coronacrisis. Jeannette speaks with Hester Alberdink Thijm, director of AkzoNobel Art Foundation, Thierry Vanlancker, CEO of AkzoNobel, artist Gijs Frieling and Fons Hof, director Art Rotterdam, Unseen and Gallery Viewer.

Unlocked/Reconnected

Every week we will update you with the latest news from the art world. What’s on, what’s new and what’s relevant.

Unlocked/Reconnected is an initiative that brings together a wide range of ‘houses for art’: museums, institutes for presentation, galleries, artists’ initiatives and corporate collections. As an initiative Unlocked/Reconnected stems from a sense that opening up the home, in the aftermath of the lockdown, will force us to reconsider our outlook on this.

Read full press release here (Dutch only)

 

Q&A with Jeannette

Since its launch in 1978, Tableau Fine Arts Magazine has been a familiar name in the field of the visual arts.

Column Jeannette February 2020

Column Jeannette September 2019

Column Jeannette May 2019

Jeannette has her own column in Tableau Magazine, where she dives into subjects connected with the art market.

This month a small Q&A.

Read the interview here (April 2020)