Ivar Hagendoorn

Ivar Hagendoorn

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Sabrina Ratté: Aurae

Aurae is a fascinating exhibition bringing together eleven works by Canadian artist Sabrina Ratté in large-scale immersive installations, combining videos, sculptures, prints and architecture.
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Palais de Tokyo: Réclamer la Terre

The exhibition Réclamer la Terre (Reclaim the Earth) at the Palais de Tokyo brings together works by fourteen artists and collectives who explore different ways of existing in the world and reconnecting with the environment.
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Jeu de Paume: Fata Morgana

Fata Morgana is the first edition of the contemporary arts festival at the Jeu de Paume arts centre in Paris. It brings together works that explore how visual technologies produce the images which mediate our experience of the world.
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Van Gogh and the Olive Groves

Van Gogh and the Olive Groves is a small but exquisite exhibition that for the first time reunites the paintings Van Gogh made of the olive groves during his stay at the asylum in Saint-Rémy.
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Kröller-Müller Museum

The Kröller-Müller Museum is one of my favourite museums, but it's been years since my last visit. On a perfect day in April I spontaneously and for no particular reason finally visited it again.
· Blog | Further Reading

Further Reading

How to get back the time Covid stole. W bosons. Female self-portraitists. The Environmental Impacts of Computation and Data Storage. A crisis in physics? Language processing programs. Biomechanical interactions. Olga Tokarczuk. W.F. Hermans. Vasily Grossman. Felix Valloton. And more.
· Blog | Art | Literature

Marcel Proust. Un roman Parisien

To mark the 150th anniversary of his birth and the centenary of his death the Musée Carnavalet has dedicated a wonderful exhibition to Marcel Proust, his relationship with Paris and the place of the city in À la recherche du temps perdu.
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Baselitz. The Retrospective

I’ve never been a big fan of the work of Georg Baselitz. I’ve always considered his inverted paintings a gimmick. This is why I initially skipped the Baselitz retrospective at the Centre Pompidou. But, with some time to kill I visited the exhibition after all. I don’t regret doing so.
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Ubuntu, un rêve lucide

The exhibition Ubuntu, un rêve lucide at the Palais de Tokyo, is a vibrant group show, which brings together some twenty artists whose works bring the Ubuntu philosophy to life.
· Blog | Art | Science

Das Gehirn in Kunst und Wissenschaft

The exhibition Das Gehirn in Kunst und Wissenschaft (The Brain in Art and Science) at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn was much larger than I had expected. It is both a cultural history of neuroscience and an exploration of the interaction between art and science.