Curator

Curator Jurriaan Benschop is a Dutch writer and art critic who has been based in Berlin since 2004. As a critic he contributes to Artforum and several other magazines. He works as a tutor at the Van Eyck (multiform institute for fine art and design) in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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Among the many shows he has curated are Klaas Kloosterboer, Conflict and resistance at Museum Stadsgalerij Heerlen (2004); Atelier Berlin at Presenca Gallery Porto (2008); Disturbed Nature at Cluster Berlin (2009) and Blick ohne Ende – Dutch artists in Berlin at Autocenter Berlin (2010).

In 2006 he published in De berg van Cézanne, a collection of essays on painting and photography (Henri Matisse, Gerhard Richter, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Rineke Dijkstra and others). Wonen tussen de anderen (Living among the others), a portrait of Berlin as an art city, followed in 2009. Upcoming projects include another collection of essays on imagination and origin in post-1989 European art.

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