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Constant, Portfolio New Babylon nr 02, 1963

The Utopian Failure of Constant’s New Babylon

2017

Essay on Constant’s New Babylon by Darren Jorgesen and Laetitia Wilson for Invisible Culture, 2017.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Femme qui a blessé un oiseau avec une feuille mort, 1949

This interview is part of the Oral History Project of Fondation Constant. The Oral History Project is financially supported by Stichting Jaap Harten Fonds and Gifted Art.

Willemijn Stokvis | Art Historian

2017

In this interview for the Oral History Project of Fondation Constant art historian, Willemijn Stokvis talks about her encounters with Constant in the seventies and eighties, his influence within the CoBrA group, their first exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the encounters with the artists that led to her thesis and her personal memories of him.
Interviewer: Karel Ankerman

Hans Sonneberg

Vlijmscherpe knorrepot met feilloos gevoel voor kunst

2017

Article on Hans Sonnenberg (1928-2017), gallerist of Gallery Delta, who died September 29, 2017 by Peter de Waard in De Volkskrant.

Art Review-October 2017

60 Years of Recuperation | Are the Situasionists still relevant?

2017

Sixty years after Guy Debord, joined by a group of artists, thinkers and revolutionaries, established the Situationist International, the forms of advanced capitalism they critiqued - commodity fetishism, social alienation and the replacement of significance by spectacle - have become the bedrock of twenty-first-century society. So what is their legacy today? McKenzie Wark weighs things up.

Art Review-October 2017

Renewed art is not interesting for me. Why always renew art?

2017

An interview with Constant by Mark Rappolt, 2003.

Rits Weyl/uit Dichter van de droge naald

Frank Lodeizen: Bevrijd door Cobra en de Vijftigers

2017

A preview of the book Dichter van de droge naald. Frank Lodeizen 1931-2013 by Rineke van Houten in Vrij Nederland, September 2017. A charming insight of the scene the Cobra artists and poets moved around in.

Een zaal in De Acht Zaligheden in Eersel staat in het teken van 't Spectrum. © Fotopersburo van de Meulenhof BV

Een zaal in De Acht Zaligheden in Eersel staat in het teken van 't Spectrum. © Fotopersburo van de Meulenhof BV

Kleine maar fijne design-expo in Eersel

2017

Review of the exhibition Spectrum Design - van Rietveld tot Wilcke at Museum De Acht Zaligheden. Mentioning the furtniture that Constant designed for t Spectrum in 1953.

Bookforum, volume 24, iss 2, summer 2017

Artful Volumes: Constant: Space + Color

2017

A book review of the catalogue Constant: Space + Color. From Cobra to New Babylon in Bookforum, summer 2017.

Fondation Constant

Baldadig minimaal

2017

Writer/poet K. Schippers shares his memories about architects and artists surrounding Theo van Doesburg, founder of De Stijl.

Quote from the article about the Cobra exhibition in 1949 at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam:

La Terra Inquieta, 2017

Triennale di Milano - mostra “La Terra Inquieta”

2017

Interview with Massimiliano Gioni - Fondazione Nicola Trussardi about the exhibition LA TERRA INQUIETA at the Triennale Milano from April 28th till August 20th.

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