St Mary Magdalene almost fully covered in hair, saints carrying their own heads, Christ’s wounds in the shape of a vulva, and nuns picking phalluses from a tree. See all this and more at the exhibition “‘Body Language’: The Body in Medieval Art” at Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht.
What do you do when you have already visited all the big museums in your neighborhood and still want to go and explore? You go to possibly the smallest exhibition ever to exist. It was located in a student apartment in The Hague and was curated by two students from Leiden University.
How can contemporary artworks complement and enhance education in the life sciences? A short review of the affective force of art in the exhibition Contagious! at the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden, on show until 9 January 2021.
Always wondered what happens behind the closed doors of a museum that has closed because of corona virus? Museums around the world are thinking of creative ways to keep their collections available online but also think of new ways to improve the visitor’s experience once they reopen.