This issue features a cityscape, an artist's book and lots of portrait photographs. In addition, a specialist in technical research speaks out, and the BKR is given its due value.


Chris Stolwijk



Gwendolyn M. Herrema

The RKD collection of visual documentation contains two black-and-white photographs of Jan van Goyen’s View of the Valkhof being moved. They help to reconstruct the story of the painting’s memorable restoration of 1934.


Hans Ebbink

The German artist Hanne Darboven made an artist’s book representing a century on the occasion of the Sonsbeek 71 exhibition, which was published by the Octopus Foundation. The book is virtually unknown, and the foundation and its activities have also been forgotten. Time to revisit the past, in search of Ein Jahrhundert 00-99/2K-61K/No 1 – No 42.


Fransje Kuyvenhoven

The Social Art Scheme (BKR) was, from an international point of view, a unique arrangement and offered artists a (temporary) income in exchange for an artistic requirement from 1949 to 1987. Fransje Kuyvenhoven wrote a short essay on this controversial arrangement.


Marieke de Natris

How an unknown, anonymous photograph led to a photographic portrait iconography of William III

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