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September 17th, 2013 by

Dutch Culture USA
Dutch Culture USA is a new platform highlighting Dutch culture and art events in the USA, replacing previous Orange Alert updates via blog, fb and twitter.

We are soft launching this week, stay tuned for updates and news. Looking forward to bringing you the best of the Netherlands in the US.

This website will no longer be used, for all updates go to www.dutchcultureusa.com

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Rob Voerman in summer group exhibition ‘A spectator on the stands of history’ at (Art) Amalgamated – New York City

July 25th, 2013 by

Rob Voerman ‘Assembly’ 2013, Watercolor and pencil on paper, 39 x 27 inches, courtesy of (Art) Amalgamated and the artist

July 25 – September 14, 2013
Reception: Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 6-8pm.

(Art) Amalgamated is pleased to present the group exhibition ‘A spectator on the stands of history’, with work by Peter Beard, David Birkin, Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, Peter Rostovsky, Rob Voerman, and Monika Weiss. The group exhibition brings together a diverse group of artists, with the resulting dialog reflecting hope, fear, transition, homage to the past and a glimpse of the future.

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Mark your calendars: September 18, Piet Oudolf special guest speaker at The Battery Conservancy’s Annual Battery Gardeners Luncheon – New York City

July 11th, 2013 by

Piet Oudolf, photograph courtesy of The Battery Conservancy

September 18, 2013

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 18 for The Battery Conservancy’s 10th Annual Battery Gardeners Luncheon with special guest speaker Piet Oudolf! The Battery Conservancy is celebrating more than a decade of Piet Oudolf’s association with The Battery. Piet created the horticultural master plan for The Battery and with the planting of the Tiffany Woodland Gardens and Bikeway Gardens, The Battery Conservancy is nearing completion of his original vision. Piet will speak about his experiences designing gardens in the United States since 2000, and in particular the development of The Battery horticultural master plan.

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Margriet Smulders solo exhibition at the Hagedorn Foundation Gallery – Atlanta, GA

July 8th, 2013 by

Margriet Smulders, Electra, 2001, courtesy of Hagedorn Foundation Gallery and the artist

July 8 – August 25, 2013

The Hagedorn Foundation Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Margriet Smulders. Acclaimed Amsterdam photographer Margriet Smulders’ work recalls the rich dense burgundy, eggplant, umber and verdigris tones of the Dutch Golden Age painters in lush bouquets and cinematic format.

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Piet Boon to design new residential complex in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – New York City

July 3rd, 2013 by

Image courtesy of Piet Boon®

July 3, 2013

In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Piet Boon® is working in cooperation with WASA Studio on the design of 216 units at 421 Kent Avenue. Together they are responsible for the aesthetic design of the exterior and interior architecture of a building extending a whole square block. The varied housing options in the design will include one-, two- and three bedroom apartments, duplex lofts, and townhouses complete with a garage. As well, Piet Boon® has designed the many public spaces such as three lobby areas, an art gallery, a pool, a wellness center including a gym, an outdoor courtyard and a children’s play area.

For more information, visit www.pietboon.com
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Philly Painting book by Haas & Hahn about their project for Mural Arts Program now available – Philadelphia, PA

July 2nd, 2013 by

Haas & Hahn, Philly Painting, publication, 2013, courtesy of Mural Arts Program and Haas & Hahn

July 3, 2013

From 2011-2012,  Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, also known as Haas & Hahn, were hosted by the Mural Arts Program for a year-long artist residency in Germantown, Philadelphia. Experience the vibrant and colorful revitalization of one of Philadelphia’s oldest commercial corridors led by world famous Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn through dozens of eye-catching photographs in this new publication, with photographs by among others Iwan Baan. Order the book online here.

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Niels “Shoe” Meulman solo exhibition at White Walls – San Francisco, CA

July 2nd, 2013 by

Niels “Shoe” Meulman, image courtesy of White Walls and the artist

July 6 – August 10, 2013
Opening reception: Saturday, July 6, 2013, 7-11pm

White Walls is pleased to present Unism, the latest solo show by internationally acclaimed Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman. After he coined the term Calligraffiti to describe his work in 2007, artist Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman (Amsterdam, 1967) returns to San Francisco with a new phrase and eponymous exhibition: Unism (pronounced un-ism, not u-nism).

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Inez & Vinoodh solo exhibition at Gagosian – Beverly Hills, CA

July 1st, 2013 by

Inez & Vinoodh, The Gentlewoman, 2010, courtesy of Gagosian Beverly Hills and the artists

July 12 – August 23, 2013
Opening reception: Friday, July 12th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present a major exhibition of photographs by Inez & Vinoodh, following their first exhibition with the gallery in Paris earlier this year. Partners in life and work for twenty-five years, Inez & Vinoodh were among the first photographers to harness the full potential of digital manipulation in portraying the human condition. Combining the beautiful with the bizarre, the elegant with the extreme, the classical with camp, they depict human identity as exquisite corpse, the spirit of transformation that has fueled the march of art history and which has become, more than ever, a sustaining aesthetic principle of our own time.

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Via @ArtsHolland: focus on emerging talent – Dutch photographer Niki Feijen

June 27th, 2013 by

© Niki Feijen

June 27, 2013

The beauty of decay, the art of Urbex: Dutch photographer Niki Feijen immortalizes an astonishingly intact glimpse into the past. This autodidact specializes in ‘Urbex’ or ‘Urban Exploration’. According to Wikipedia Urban Exploring is: “The examination of the normally unseen or off-limits parts of urban areas or industrial facilities, such as visiting and photographing abandoned buildings, tunnels, industry, and castles.”

All images © Niki Feijen

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Silvia Russel in group exhibition ‘Characters & Figures’ at LMAKprojects – New York City

June 27th, 2013 by

Silvia Russel, Detail view of ‘Room 2′, 2013, three dimensional paper construction, courtesy of LMAKprojects and the artist

June 27 – July 26, 2013
Opening reception: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6-8pm

LMAKprojects is pleased to present Characters & Figures a group exhibit presenting the work by Jonathan Ehrenberg, Brent Green, Chloe Piene and Silvia Russel. On view will be videos, drawings and sculptures, which deal with figures and characters in different scenarios. From the near baroque settings to fictional story telling that draws its inspiration from current societal events and embody the romantic, the poetic, the otherworldly and the realistic.

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