The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, August 18, 2018


Wim Pijbes announced as Humanitas Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge
Wim Pijbes is a Dutch art historian and has been the Director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam since 2008. Photo: Vincent Mentzel.


AMSTERDAM.- Wim Pijbes will hold the position of Humanitas Visiting Professor in the History of Art 2015-16 at the University of Cambridge, England.

The Humanitas Visiting Professorship in the History of Art is a prestigious short term position offered to international guest lecturers by the University of Cambridge. Previous holders have included Pierre Rosenberg and Philippe DeMontebelllo.

Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge designed to bring leading academics, practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed by the Weidenfeld Hoffmann Trust with the support of generous benefactors, and co-ordinated in Cambridge by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH).

While in Cambridge Wim Pijbes will give a public lecture and hold two conversations on Dutch painting and operating a museum in the 21st century with eminent invited discussants. Together with other art historians he will also give a master class on the New Dutch Halls in the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Wim Pijbes is a Dutch art historian and has been the Director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam since 2008. He was the curator and director of the Kunsthal Rotterdam from 1998 to 2008. Pijbes is Chairman of Droog Design, a board member of the Rembrandt Association and a member of the Advisory Board of Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. Wim Pijbes was a jury member for various cultural projects, including the Municipal Museum in Amsterdam, the Budapest Liget Project and the UK Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year. He gives lectures and writes about art, artists and the role of museums in society. His publications include a series of books on art for young readers: Het kleine Schilderboek (The Small Painting Book) (2002) and the Rijksmuseum ABC (2015).

In the words of Professor Simon Goldhill, Director, CRASSH: “Our Humanitas Professors have always had a stimulating and enjoyable time at Cambridge. The new Rijksmuseum is a remarkable achievement and we are very pleased that Wim Pijbes has accepted this honorary appointment”.





Today's News

June 20, 2015

The prince with the golden torque of Lavau: Archaeologists present the latest findings

Dickinson to offer monumental Art Deco masterpiece by Robert Delaunay at Masterpiece

Beck & Eggeling celebrates Magdalena Abakanowicz 85th anniversary with exhibition

Exhibition of new work by Paul McCarthy on view at Hauser & Wirth Zurich

Art Gallery of Ontario debuts expansive exhibition of landscapes from across the Americas

Most comprehensive presentation of Mark Mothersbaugh's work to date on view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

The Morgan appoints Roger S. Wieck to head its Department of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Pennsylvania artist Steve Tobin's roots sculptures 'exposed' at the United States Botanical Gardens in D.C.

Spirited gathering of collectors turns out for Bertoia's May 8-9 toy, train & bank auction

LionelGallery in Amsterdam shows work from famous street artist Banksy for a month

Major survey exhibition of David Altmejd's work opens at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen showcases two hundred years of design

Wim Pijbes announced as Humanitas Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge

Fine jewels from the collection of Denisa Lady Newborough to be offered at Roseberys

ViennaPhotoBookFestival: The place to be for photographers, experts, collectors, and publishers

Golden Waters: Light installation by Grimanesa Amorós extends from Soleri Bridge in Scottsdale

Exhibition of new lightbox sculptures by T. Kelly Mason opens at Cherry and Martin

Los Angeles Business Council presents award to Palm Springs Art Museum

Green light for makeover of iconic Paris building

Israel's culture minister calls artists 'petty bores'

Yale Peabody Museum announces major gift to create state-of-the-art mineral gallery

Exhibition of political paintings from 1983 to 1991 by Roger Brown on view at DC Moore Gallery

State museum opens Empire State Plaza at 50 exhibition

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Royal Family portraits chosen by HRH The Prince of Wales on display at Buckingham Palace this summer

2.- Exact copy of car that made motor racing history in the 1960s for sale with Aguttes Auctions

3.- Who built Stonehenge? Cremation ashes found near Neolithic monument yield clues

4.- 'Heaven-guided' underground maze proves Armenian tourist draw

5.- Royal Family portraits chosen by HRH The Prince of Wales on display at Buckingham Palace this summer

6.- Display at Tate Modern explores 'Magic Realism Art in Weimar Germany: 1919-1933'

7.- Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says Beijing studio wrecked without notice

8.- Cat abduction from Moscow museum captivates Russians

9.- The Museo del Prado completes the redesign and rehang of its North Wing galleries

10.- Bangladesh photographer sacked over viral kiss photo



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful