Posts Tagged ‘art’

exhibition Gerco de Ruijter

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Stedelijk Schiedam Museum. Hoogstraat 112-114. Schiedam, Netherlands. Until 10 April 2011

Gerco de Ruijter’s photography and the Dutch landscape – they appear to be the perfect match. Paging the book with the overview of the photographs De Ruijter shot while flying his camera-kite between 1993 and 2003, one cannot escape being struck by the unique characteristics of the Dutch landscape: all ditches have been dug along a ruler, all trees are geometrically arranged, all groynes and breakwaters are dead straight.

impressionist gardens

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, and Fundación Caja Madrid
From 16 November to 13 February

The exhibition which analyses the development of Impressionist painting of gardens, will include not only works by the leading figures of that movement but also examples by its forerunners