Current & Upcoming News and Events
Lynn Hershman leeson at Showroom
March 9 to 29, 2018
SHOWROOM by Paul van Esch & Partners Art Advisory is pleased to host Lynn Hershman Leeson’s first solo show in The Netherlands. The exhibition brings together historical paintings, sculptures, drawings and installations from the 1960s, including pieces from the Breathing Machine series, presented alongside more recent multi-media works.
Prins Hendrikkade 132 HS
1011 AR, Amsterdam
Open weekdays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
COMING SOON - short film
We spoke to a versatile feminist artist and experimental filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson about her works and her source of inspirations, and made it as a short film.
Article - de Volkskrant
What are the benefits of being both a woman and an artist? ARTICLE 'Counting numbers' in the art world and telling it with a mask: the Guerrilla Girls in the Netherlands. Two members of the anonymous action group gave a lecture at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Article - Het Parool
Edo Dijksterhuis in Het Parool reported on the work of Lynn Hershman Leeson on the the occasion of her first solo Dutch exhibition 'Lynn Hershman Leeson - Transgressing One(Self)'.
Talk - Lynn Hershman Leeson
March 11, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Finissage Some Things Hidden
Extending International Women’s Day to 11 March this year, please join us for the finissage of exhibition Some Things Hidden at Framer Framed featuring special guest Lynn Hershman Leeson.
Award - the Woman's Caucus for Art
Lynn Hershman Leeson recieved the 2018 WCA Lifetime Achievement Award (LTA) by the Woman's Caucus for Art.
Opinion - de Volkskrant
Historian Geerten Waling makes remarks on Amsterdam Art Institution Gerrit Rietveld Academy.
News - Art Forum
Event with provocative artist duo stirs controversy at Gerrit Rietveld Academy.
Article - Medium
Abigail R. Esman adresses her opinion point of view that the Gerrit Rietveld Academy invite KIRAC to debate the role of free speech in art criticism instead of holding the premier and talk session.
Article - Artnet
KIRAC is no stranger to controversy: It’s their métier. In the guise of art critics, the couple frequently attacks established norms and ideas within the art world through video interviews. Ruitenbeek, himself a Rietveld graduate, describes them as “artists using opinions as......
Premiere - KIRAC Epsode 12
How does concept of the artwork affect our appreciation of artworks? Explore this matter with KIRAC episode 12 - 100 percent integrity.
Press - de Volkskrant
The razor-sharp bluntness of Keeping It Real Art Critics
The confrontational films by KIRAC about art are a YouTube-hit. De Volkskrant dissects their motives and methods with the makers.
KIRAC Episode 11 - MEdusa
KIRAC run into Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev at Documenta 14 in Athens. A central motive is the meaning of obscure discoursive language. For some people, like the documenta curator, it’s a vital and sensual powertool. For other people it’s a swamp of hope and loneliness.
Award - College Art Association
Lynn Hershman Leeson recieved the 2018 Distinguished Feminist Award for Lifetime Achievement from the College Art Association.
As one of the most influential (media) artists she received this prize for her pioneering use of new technologies with which she subjects such as identity, feminism, privacy, the interaction between man and machine and the use of media as a means against censorship and political oppression.