Gallery talks — 7 Mar 2014

Marjan Boot was a Curator of Applied Arts and Design at the Stedelijk Museum.
Entrance price museum + 2,50 Public Program fee
Start in the Stedelijk Museum Schiphol Lounge
7 Mar 2014, 2 pm until 3 pm
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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. 






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Marjan Boot was a Curator of Applied Arts and Design at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from 1996 to 2013. Prior to that, she worked as a Curator of Applied Arts and Design at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. She began her career as Assistant-Professor at the Institute of Art History at the University of Amsterdam. In her career as a Curator that spanned more than 30 years, she organized countless exhibitions and wrote many articles and catalogues. The exhibitions she curated at the Stedelijk include ‘Dutch Interior Art 1895-1930’ (1997), ‘The Turbulent Vessel: Babs Haenen, Ceramics 1991-1998’ (with cat., 1998), ‘541 Vases, Pots, Sculptures and Services from the Collection of the Stedelijk’ (1999), ‘Ernst Ludwig Kirchner:Tahiti in the Alps (1918-1928)’ (with booklet, 2002), ‘Grayson Perry: Guerrilla Tactics’ (with cat., 2002), ‘Revolution in the Air: The Sixties and The Stedelijk’ (2003), ‘Metallic Yellow: Gold to Robert Smit’ (with bulletin, 2004), ‘Heringa/Van Kalsbeek: Cruel Bonsai’ (with bulletin, 2007-2008). During the closure of the museum Boot focuses on preparing the permanent galleries of the applied arts and design collection following the reopening of the Stedelijk. The exhibition and publication ‘The Gijs + Emmy Spectacle’ marks the end of her career at the museum.