Mimi Berlin’s Partysnaps Opening KunstRai Amsterdam

Mimi Berlin’s Partysnaps Opening KunstRai Amsterdam

It’s that time of the year again: Amsterdam’s KunstRai, the annual artfair, is open. Mimi Berlin Blogger Team visited the opening and took some partysnaps for you, ’cause we know you like that! We didn’t take many because we actually partied and mingled; but we took some see them on facebook!

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Dinnerplates by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

Dinnerplates by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

Look at these wonderful dinnerplates! They were handmade by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, members of the English Bloomsbury Group. In 1932 they created “The Famous Women Dinner Service”,  a series of fifty dinnerplates, painted with portraits of famous an fabulous women: 12 dancers and actresses, 12 writers, 12 beauties, and 12 queens. Below the image of the late Greta Garbo.

Art historian and director of the National Gallery Kenneth Clark and his wife Jane commisioned this applied art project. The fifty fabulous plates are on show at the Piano Nobile gallery in London through 28 April, 2018. Continue reading

Bernard Boutet de Monvel, Portraits

Bernard Boutet De Monvel, Portraits

Bernard Boutet de Monvel (1881–1949) is often described as a society portraitist. From 1926 onwards he spent some time in New-York and worked as an illustrator for Harper’s Bazaar magazine.

 

(images via curiator.com)

Teller by Juergen Teller

Teller by Juergen Teller

How fun is this image by Juergen Teller!! For yous all who don’t speak German: teller means plates. That knowledge makes this image even more fun, n’est pas?! These giant plates/riesige teller (ø1.20 m.) are props in Teller’s work from 2016 onwards

Teller by Jeurgen Teller
Juergen Teller. Colby Keller and Andreas Kronthaler, Plates/Teller No.6, 2016
Giclee Print 108 3/10 × 72 in 275 × 183 cm

see how it’s made at icacreation.co.uk

Museumvisits Photographed by Mimi Berlin’s Blogger Team

Museumvisits Photographed by Mimi Berlin’s Blogger Team

Mimi Blogger Team visits exhibitions all the time. We often take Partysnaps but we also like to like to incorporate the art itself in our photo’s. Over the years we gathered a large collection of people watching the art on show. The moments we capture are special or absurd or just plain pretty. We also like to take these photo’s when we’re bored or when the younger audience is bored. Also if it’s too crowded to really have a look at the paintings (or other form of art) on show, which is often the case on opening nights.

From left to right:

  • Visitors at the Romantisicm in the North exhibition at the Groninger museum
  • At the opening of in the Gemeente museum, The Hague. Couple is reminescing their past friend who’s work is on show.
  • A woman taking a photo of the wall at Fondazione Prada, Milan
  • Mimi Blogger Team in line at the opening night of Jump into the Future at the Stedelijk museum, Amsterdam
  • At the opening of 25 years of Gem Kingdom: Dutch jewelry designers, at the Coda museum in Apeldoorn.
  • At the opening of Elise Tak‘s exhibition; The Baby Dailies. Where we met André Smits for the first time. For his ongoing work, a ‘Never ending art trip’:  Artist in the world, Smits photographes (mostly) artists facing their work. The shot above was his setting wich we ‘stole’ at the Gemeentemuseum Helmond
  • A visitor reading a large portion of text at the Hacked Store and another visitor browsing through a vintage designer clothes collection at the opening of the ‘Temporary Fashion Museum‘ at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam.
  • At the opening of Tim Walker’s Garden of Earthly Delights, at the Noordbrabants museum, Den Bosch
  • At the opening of the Horst P. Horst exhibition at the Photo museum in Rotterdam
  • A visit to watch the ‘world’s greatest‘ at the MoMA in New-York

The links in the text above are all found on Mimi Berlin’s Blog:
THIS blog. we posted on all these events