gijs+emmy by antje von graevenitz
11 Apr 2014
- Start in the Stedelijk Museum Schiphol Lounge
- 3 - 4 pm
- Entrance price museum + 2,50 Public Program fee
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The Stedelijk Museum is delighted to present a new series of Gallery Talks to accompany the exhibition The Gijs+Emmy Spectacle. The speakers of the Gallery Talks are renowned experts in the field of fashion design such as Marjan Boot (curator Applied Arts and Design), Gijs Bakker (designer) and Antje von Graevenitz (art historian and critic), who all share their unique perspective on this exhibition.
More information about the speaker
As a professor of general art history, Antje von Graevenitz is an expert of the history of 20th- and 21st-century art. She taught at the University of Amsterdam (as lecturer 1977-1989) and Cologne (as Professor 1989-2005). In her research she has mainly focused on ephemeral art (performances and Fluxus) and interdisciplinary and anthropological topics (art in relation to rites of passage, philosophy, music, theatre or dance). Some of her publications are dedicated to Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Beuys and Nam June Paik. She has worked as part of the editorial teams of Museumjournaal, Vrij Nederland, Kunstschrift OKB, Wonen TABK, Archis and the Wallraf-Richartz Jahrbuch. As cultural advisor she worked for both the Dutch government and the municipality of Amsterdam. Furthermore, she functioned as a member of the board for Stichting De Appel in Amsterdam, the Academy of Art in Arnhem, Stichting Stamina in Amsterdam, as chairwoman of the board of the Art Collection of Groningen and as the president of the Dutch section of the AICA. She also was engaged as scientific advisor of the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, the Institute of Modern Art in Nürnberg, the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein in Vaduz and in the Central Archive of the International Art Market (ZADIK) in Cologne. In 1993, she was a member of the selection-committee for the chief-curator of Documenta X in Kassel.