Abstract Myths

18 May – 14 Jul 2013   /   Exhibition@Nest

Exhibition, May 18 – July 14 2013

Kasper Akhøj
Martijn Hendriks
Rob Johannesma
Anna Ostoya
Maarten Overdijk  
Dieuwke Spaans
Roy Villevoye

Guest curator: Hans den Hartog Jager

Hans den Hartog Jager (1968) is an art critic and writer. Last year he curated the exhibition Meer Licht (More Light) at De Fundatie in Zwolle, which attracted more than 20,000 visitors. He also published the book Het Sublieme (The Sublime). Nest recognized in the style and practice of Hans den Hartog Jager the need to make art accessible to a large audience and to pull art away from an environment of jargon and professional elite. That is why Nest asked Hans to put together an exhibition.

Hans den Hartog Jager seized this opportunity to look at the role of modernism in contemporary visual art: on the one hand as an important driver for new developments, on the other hand, modernism also seems to have ensured an emphatic separation between art and society. In Abract Myths he brings together artists who try to combine the legacy of modernism with their own critical, socially oriented view of the world.



Workshop by Hans

1 Jan 1970   /   Kinderworkshop@Nest

for children aged 6-12 years. This workshop is especially for Verwend Nest. Not a member yet? Join your first Verwend Nest-workshop for free, to see if you like it.

Hans den Hartog Jager

11 Dec 2009   /   Lezing@Nest

Hans den Hartog Jager talks about the importance of context, the status and name of an artist.

Hans Den Hartog Jager

27 Jun 2013   /   Lezing@Nest

Hand den Hartog Jager elaborates on the Abstract Myth

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Gemeente Den Haag
Stroom Den Haag

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