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Art historian and curator Lora received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam. She got her M.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and went to Knox College in Illinois, where she received her B.A. in Art History and Integrated International Studies. She was the curator at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul Modern) and prior to that worked at the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas, USA. She regularly publishes on modern and contemporary art as a member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and as a National Correspondent for the European Museum Forum (EMF).
Alette has an MA in Art History (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) and holds a Ph.D. in the History of Science and Technology (University of Twente, Enschede). For both her thesis and her dissertation, she researched the intricate relationship between nature, art and science in the 20th century (thesis) and the 17th century (dissertation). Sculpture parks, ornamental gardens, and botanical gardens form the sites of study. As an independent scholar, she presents papers and writes articles on this subject. Alette also teaches art history and lectures on topics such as 17th-century Dutch art and architecture, 18th century Empire design, garden architecture, and landscape engineering. She has curated several exhibitions and stood at the basis of the exhibition Black is Beautiful on the image of black people in Dutch art history. She lives in the city where she was born: Amsterdam.
Maja is an artist, curator and art historian living and working in Amsterdam. She studied Conservation and Restoration as well as Painting and Printmaking. She holds a MA in Fine Arts and recently completed a PhD in Art History. Her professional background includes experience in the field of higher education, teaching and research, parallel with working on her own art and exhibiting paintings and prints internationally. She has a special interest in the creative process and in the art techniques and materials - in other words how a specific artwork was created. With her multidisciplinary knowledge she gives unique insights and perspectives of the masterpieces in the most important museums in The Netherlands.
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