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Investment contribution: Boomers Art

“How did a generation of artists survive that these years reach their state pension age, the so-called Baby Boomers, as an artist.
How do artists work on their success and recognition or ... how to create stimulating communication? ... What are and were the conditions and how large and long-term can they determine the degree of success, your future? Since the 2 World War, Galleries, Museums and Art Institutions have been working with the extremely flexible and widely used container concept: contemporary art or contemporary art expressions ... Beautiful, but it does have an enigmatic semantics for one of the oldest human creative expressions.
so to name. Staying seventy years 'Contemporary' seems to be the duty of all visual artists, including in our city. ”

Boomers Art consists of two exhibitions (from 6 to 26 April and from 3 May to 24 May to 2015), extensive peripheral programming and a magazine that also serves as a catalog. Boomers as artists all these years and what can they pass on to the new generation of artists.

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Publication date: 21 / 01 / 2015

TENT is the platform for contemporary art in the context of Rotterdam with exhibitions, new productions, educational projects, performances and events with makers from the city and beyond.
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Sculpture International Rotterdam manages the international sculpture collection of Rotterdam, brings it to the attention and develops a metropolitan international art policy.
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Forest polder fox, Florentijn Hofman, Schiedamseweg, 2020. Photo: Otto Snoek

BKOR manages and renews the extensive city collection in collaboration with Rotterdam residents, companies and institutions. BKOR advises the municipality, citizens and artists on the realization, placement, relocation and remediation of public works of art.
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Art Office mediates, informs and supports visual artists from Rotterdam with regard to their professional practice. For artists, institutions and individuals.
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