Brooklyn College MFA Fine Arts - SPRING 2010
Graduate Studies Visiting Artist Lecture Series Presents:
OFFICE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
Thursday Feb 4th - 12:30 p.m.
BC Library Woody Tanger Auditorium
(FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
OFFICE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART is a contemporary art management office which supports a select group of individual talented young artists working in The Netherlands. It is an initiative of managing director ASTRID HONOLD, painter FENDRY EKEL and sculptor FOLKERT De JONG. In addition, OFFICE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART also maintains a collection international contemporary art and tribal art from South East Asia.
Folkert De Jong is a critically acclaimed sculptor working and living in Amsterdam. His recent mini retrospective at the Groninger Museum garnered much attention from the press. Folkert De Jong currently exhibits at James Cohan Gallery and is a graduate of the RijksAkademie.
Originally trained as an architect in Stuttgart Germany, Astrid Honold has been working in the field of Art Management and Consulting since 2003 when she founded OFFICE. Since then Astrid has been curating exhibitions for galleries and museums internationally and publishing monographs and various exhibition catalogs.
Fendry Ekel is a painter working and living in Amsterdam. He has exhibited consistently in Amsterdam and internationally in Italy, Mexico, and the US. His first solo show in the US is currently on view at The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art and has just been reviewed in the New York Times. Fendry is a graduate of RijksAkademie in Amsterdam.
NEXT EVENT: AMY MACKIE / THE NEW MUSEUM / THURSDAY FEB 18th.
Organized by BC MFA Visiting Artist