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Thursday, 24 November 2022

Born on this day: Pietro Torrigiano (1472-1528)

Dear reader,

A cold November comes with some cool exhibits, jobs and calls for papers. Find our selection for you below.


#Rotterdam Soon (2 December) on view at the public depot of the Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam: Piranesi on Paper! This exhibition focuses on Piranesi as a print book composer and his world of paper. It follows a two-year research project by curator Mireille Linck, which resulted in this online catalogue.

#Vienna On view until 1 May 2023 in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna: Colour in Black and White - Josef Löwy's Photography Turntable (1888–1891), on Löwy's innovative way of photographing paintings under natural light.

#Philadelphia #X2 On view in the Philadelphia Museum of Art until 20 March: Macho Men: Hypermasculinity in Dutch & American Prints. See how artists from vastly different historical moments turned robust male physiques into symbols loaded with meaning.

#London In the Victoria and Albert Museum in London you can go see the exhibit on drawings by Beatrix Potter. On show until January 2023.

#Harvard #Cambridge 'Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment' at the Harvard Art Museums. See how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment era! On show until 15 January 2023.

#Washington #lastchance Until the 27 November you can go see the exhibit: The Renaissance in the North: New Prints and Perspectives at the National Gallery in Washington.

#Amsterdam Located in a 17th century canal house, Nihon no hanga is a private museum dedicated to showcase exhibitions created around a collection of 20th century Japanese prints, collected over 30 years by Elise Wessels. During our opening months in May and November, visitors are invited to join guided tours and other events in our stunning museum.


#curator The Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen and the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam are looking for a curator of Photography. The collection holds circa 700.000 historical and contemporary photos. Find more info here and apply before 5 December!

#fellowship The Menil Drawing Institute in Houston, Texas offers a residential (pre-doc) fellowship program as a part of its mission to become a major research center on modern and contemporary drawing. The program fosters the highest level of scholarship and makes possible rich, interdisciplinary, object-based conversations on the drawing medium’s history, theory, criticism, and practice. DL: 16 December 2022.

#fellowships Applications for the Visiting Fellowships in Special Collections at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford are open. Ne