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Infused with a great deal of knowledge and made with a great deal of love, our catalogues are an enriching memento of your exhibition visit. In addition to the catalogues, we also have a collection of beautiful books and magazines for sale in our museum shop. Here you can find an overview of all the publications on offer, some of which can also be downloaded digitally.

Publications

The Transhistorical Museum: Mapping the Field

May 2018. The first anthology dedicated to the notion of the transhistorical ways of thinking about and exhibiting artworks from different periods and contexts. Available in our museum shop.

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Curating (through) Time: The Temporal Ecology of the Fieldwork Museum – Julie Louise Bacon

This essay explores the capacity of curatorial, performance, and installation practices in the 2000s and 2010s to inerrogate the fabric of the present and the temporal mesh which it is woven. 2018, available online.

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Playing with Time – Alice Ciresola

Reading Museological Collections through Contemporary Site-specific Art Installations. The Case of Tomorrow by Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset at V & A Museum (London). 2018, available online.

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Mazes and Mirrors, Reflections and Play (Museum Objections as a Cast of Characters) – Rebecca Keller

This essay discusses interventions at historic sites, exploring issues such as obligatons to visitors, object-autonomy vs. exhibition experience, and curatorial authority vs. creative license. 2018, available online.

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Re-activating Museum Objects, Reconstructing Modernist Subjectivities – Yvonne Bialek, Cornelia Durka and Philipp Sack

A paper on ‘demonstrationsraum’: a virtual reactivation of El Lissitzky’s Abstract Cabinet (1927) developed in 2016 for the Sprengel Museum Hannover. 2018, available online.

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The Transhistorical and Korean Dansaekhwa – Simon Morley

Dansaekhwa can be seen as a transhistorical revisioning of temporality not in terms of the rigid historical categories of ‘past’ and ‘present’ but in terms of a more subjectivized ‘then’ and ‘now’ grounded in somatic experience. 2018, available online.

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The Origins of the Transhistorical Museum: The Artist as Curator – Natalie Musteata

This essay explores one of the origins of the transhistorical museum by examining the earliest artis-as-curator series: The Artist’s Eye at the National Gallery, London. 2018, available online.

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Past treatments with a view to the future: Early 20th-century restoration and scientific investigation of the eight group portraits by Frans Hals in Haarlem

Written by Mireille te Marvelde, Liesbeth Abraham e.a. for ICOM-CC 18th Triennial Conference Copenhagen 2017

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A new “three-legged stool”: Research and educational ventures between the Frans Hals Museum, Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg, and Washington and Lee University

Written by Eric Uffelman, Liesbeth Abraham e.a. for ICOM-CC 17th Triennial Conference Melbourne 2014

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Two treatment approaches to one Dutch militia group portrait

Written by Mireille te Marvelde, Liesbeth Abraham e.a. for  ICOM-CC 16th Triennial Conference Lisbon 2011

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Gold-Brocaded Velvets in Paintings by Cornelis Engebrechtsz

Esther van Duijn & Jessica Roeders, in Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, Vol. 4, 1 (Winter 2012)

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The History of Cradling in the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem

Jessica Roeders, in: Facing the Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation. Trends, Treatments, and Training (edited by Alan Phenix and Sue Ann Chui) 2009, Part II: posters

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