I took the opportunity of (still) open musea to visit the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam before it shuts down again for 5 weeks… Among a wealth of modern and contemporary art of the highest quality, a few photographs of their large collection are exhibited, among which four pictures by Cor Jaring, Who was very present in the Amsterdam of the 60’s. His photographs of John and Onno remained very famous to this day. At the same occasion, I browsed through a special exhibit of the recently passed Ulay. I cannot say I was impressed. Ulay was certainly an artist of his own but he existed for me though his relationship with Marina Abramović, present throughout as well.

Association of Visual Artists protesting the construction of the van Gogh museum, 1969 ©Cor Jaring
Phil Bloom, the first nude girl on Dutch TV, in VPRO’s program “Whoops” ©Cor Jaring
Bed Peace, Hilton Hotel Amsterdam, 1969 ©Cor Jaring
©Ulay
©Ulay
©Ulay

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