CODART VIER Network

The CODART VIER network

Events referred to:

  • Preparatory trip to Romania by Loekie and Gary Schwartz, 14-21 November 2000
  • Congress, 11-13 March 2001, Maastricht and Cologne
  • Study trip, 13-18 March 2001, Bucharest, Sinaia and Sibiu

Albatross Travel Agency, Bucharest
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
Bran Castle Museum
Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
CODART
CODART Program Committee
CODART VIER Romanian Committee
Documentatiecentrum voor het Vlaamse Kunstpatrimonium, Brussels
Domschatz, Cologne
Department of Art History and Art Theory, The Fine Arts Academy, Bucharest
Erzbischöfliches Diozesanmuseum, Cologne
First Travel Management, Rijswijk
Foundation for Cultural Inventory, Amsterdam
German Embassy, The Hague
Paul Jounet, Sibiu
Kazmer Kovács, Sfintu Gheorghe
Library of the Romanian Academy of Science, Bucharest
Steven Mansbach, USA
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne
Museum of Collections, Bucharest
Museum Schnütgen, Cologne
National History Museum, Bucharest
National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest
National Museum of Peleş Castle, Sinaia
Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, Amsterdam
Netherlands Ministry for Education, Culture and Science, Zoetermeer
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
New Europe College, Bucharest
Romanian Embassy, Brussels
Royal Netherlands Consulate, Cologne
Royal Netherlands Consulate-General, Düsseldorf
Royal Netherlands Consulate-General, St. Petersburg
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Bratislava
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Bucharest
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Moscow
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Prague
Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Schmitz-Dräger, Cologne
Loekie Schwartz, Maarssen
Coen Stork, Amsterdam
The TEFAF Group, Den Bosch
Vivid Magazine, Bucharest

 

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
Belgium
Brussels

Documentatiecentrum voor het Vlaamse Kunstpatrimonium
9 rue des Minimes
B-1000 Brussels
T +32 2 502 2400 | +32 7573 3400
F +32 2 502 0750
E galeriejdm@swing.be

Jan De Maere, director

  • As associate member, participated in congress and study trip.
  • Sponsored congress dinner in Wallraf-Richartz Museum on 12 March.
  • Sponsored study trip dinner at La Turn, Sibiu, 16 March.
  • Sponsored study trip lunch at Astra Museum restaurant, 17 March.

Romanian Embassy
105 Rue Gabrielle
1180 Brussels
T +32 2 345 2680
F +32 2 346 2345

Prof. Virgil N. Constantinescu, ambassador

  • Adressed congress in Maastricht on 11 March.

Czech Republic

Prague

Royal Netherlands Embassy
Gotthradská 6 / 27
16000 Prague 6
T +420 2 2431 2190
F +420 2 2431 2160
E nlgovpra@ti.cz
W www.netherlandsembassy.cz

  • Contributed financial aid for visit to congress of CODART delegates from Prague.

Henk M. Heikamp, head of the department of cultural affairs
E henk.heikamp@minbuza.nl

  • Supported application for above funding.

Germany

Cologne

Domschatz
Roncalliplatz 2
T +49 221 2728 0122
F +49 221 2728 0150

Dr. Rolf Lauer, curator

  • Greeted congress visitors on afternoon of 13 March.

Erzbischöfliches-Diozesanmuseum
Roncalliplatz 2
T +49 221 257 7672 | +49 221 251 284
F +49 221 2548-28
E gaestebuch@kolumba.de
W http://www.kolumba.de

  • Admitted congress free of charge.

Dr. Katharina Winnekes, curator

  • Greeted congress visitors on afternoon of 13 March.

Museum für Angewandte Kunst
Richartzstrasse 2-4
D-5000 Köln
T +49 221 2212 3468
W www.museenkoeln.de/mak

  • Admitted congress free of charge on closed Monday, 14 March.

Dr. Dietrich, curator

  • Greeted congress, stood by during our visit to answer questions.

Museum Schnütgen
Cäcilienstrasse 29
D-50667 Köln
T +49 221 2212 2310
F +49 221 2212 8489
W www.museenkoeln.de/sm

  • Admitted congress on closed Monday, 12 March.

Dr. Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen, chief curator

  • Consulted on congress excursion program.
  • Met congress participants in museum, introduced institution and collection, stood by for questions.

Royal Netherlands Consulate
Richard Strauss Strasse 2
D-50931 Köln
T +49 221 4008 4300
F +49 221 4008 4148

P. Bauwens-Adenauer, consul

  • Consulted on congress, made efforts to find sponsors.

Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Schmitz-Dräger
Hermann-Löns-Strasse 29
D-50996 Köln-Rodenkirchen
T +49 221 39 1129

  • Admitted two groups of 25 congress participants to their home for a visit to their collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings and drawings, breaking off their vacation in order to do so.
  • Provided visitors with access to documentation concerning collection, sent photographs of objects in collection on request.
  • Served refreshments to visiting delegates.

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
Martinstrasse 39
D-50667 Köln
T +49 221 221
F +49 221 221 2629
W www.museenkoeln.de/wrm

  • Hosted the Cologne meetings of the congress on the mornings of 12 and 13 March.
  • Admitted the congress participants free of charge.
  • Provided, free of charge, excellent auditorium, with sound, projection and technical crews.
  • Served tea and coffee to congress participants.
  • Made restaurant available on a closed evening, free of charge, for the congress dinner.

Dr. Rainer Budde, director

  • Approved and facilitated the above arrangements.
  • Welcomed the congress in session on 12 March.

Dr. Ekkehard Mai, curator
T +49 221 2212 3633

  • Proposed and supported application to museum for gratis facilities.
  • Consulted intensively on congress, met with Gary Schwartz on visits to Cologne.
  • Effectuated internal arrangements for use of museum facilities.
  • Approached Dr. and Mrs. Schmitz-Dräger, arranged for visit to their collection.
  • Approached Schnütgen Museum on behalf of congress, introduced Gary Schwartz to Dr. Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen.
  • Approached Museum für Angewandte Kunst on behalf of congress.
  • Made efforts to find sponsoring for congress.
  • Addressed the congress on March 12, attended some meetings.
  • Guided participants through new galleries, discussed the new building with them.
  • Made services of his associate, Ms. Völlmecke, available to Gary Schwartz and Wietske Donkersloot.

Renate Völlmecke, associate
T +49 221 2212 2373

  • Liaison with museum in final months before congress.
  • Recommended the restaurants and hotels that were eventually booked.

Düsseldorf

Royal Netherlands Consulate-General
Postfach 103943
D-40030 Düsseldorf
T +49 211 179 301
F +49 211 359 040

  • Sponsored reception in Café Früh am Dom, 11 March.

C.G.J. van Honk, consul general

  • Greeted the congress at reception, 11 March.

Ms. Anne E. Luwema, first embassy secretary and head of department of culture
T +49 211 179 301 31
E ae.luwema@minbuza.nl

  • Consulted on congress, supported application for sponsoring of reception on 11 March.

The Netherlands

CODART Program Committee

Installed at CODART DRIE in March 2000, during preparations for CODART VIER.

  • The committee met on 23 May, 28 August, 22 November 2000 and 7 February 2001 at the RKD, with Gary Schwartz in attendance. Reviewed all aspects of congress and study trip, made independent suggestions, approached speakers and participants, supported CODART VIER not only at the meetings but throughout the year of preparations. Minutes of meetings kept by various members in turn.

Stephen Hartog, Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, Rijswijk, chairman

  • Chaired the congress meetings in Cologne on 12-13 March.
  • Participated in study trip.

Peter van den Brink, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (see below, under Bonnefantenmuseum).

Charles Dumas, Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD), The Hague

  • Organized meeting space and other facilities, at no charge, for commmittee meetings.
  • Participated in congress and study trip.

Liesbeth Helmus, Centraal Museum, Utrecht.

  • Participated in congress.

Guus van den Hout, Museum Amstelkring, Amsterdam.

  • Participated in congress and study trip.

Peter Schoon, Dordrechts Museum.

  • Participated in congress.

Thea Vignau-Wilberg, Graphische Sammlung München.

  • Participated in congress.

Julia Lloyd Williams, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Amsterdam

CODART
Keizersgracht 497
1017 DM Amsterdam
T +31 20 3054 515
F +31 20 3054 500
Post address:
P.O. Box 76709
1070 KA Amsterdam

and

P.O. Box 162
NL-3600 AD Maarssen
T +31 346 580553
F +31 346 580554
E gary.schwartz@codart.nl
W www.codart.nl

Gary Schwartz, director

  • Operating from Maarssen office, coordinated all activities of CODART VIER.

Wietske Donkersloot, associate (Amsterdam)

  • Began working for CODART for two days a week on 21 February.
  • Conducted registration, general assistance at congress.

Marieke Westerveld, associate (Amsterdam)

  • Worked for CODART part time in January, left on 9 February.

The board of CODART, which supports all our activities:

Henk van der Walle, chairman

  • Participated in congress and study trip.
  • Spoke opening greeting at congress, 12 March.

Wim Jacobs, secretary-treasurer

  • Consulted intensively on congress and study trip.
  • Facilitated arrangements and approved payments.
  • Participated in congress and study trip.
  • Spoke at study trip dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.

Rudi Ekkart, director of Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD)

Jan Houwert, CEO of Wegener Publishing Corporation

Paul Huvenne, director of Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, speaker of the lower house of the Netherlands Parliament

Foundation for Cultural Inventory
Sarphatistraat 84hs
NL-1018 GS Amsterdam
T +31 20 624 4710
F +31 20 624 4710
E sic@xs4all.nl

Lia Gorter, director

  • Coordinated visits of members from Cuba and Russia.
  • Arranged for or provided lodgings in Amsterdam and Maastricht for several participants.
  • Participated in and spoke at congress.
  • Participated in study trip.

Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage
P.O. Box 76709
NL-1070 KA Amsterdam
T +31 20 305 4545
F +31 20 305 4500
W http://www.icn.nl

  • Founding institution behind CODART.
  • Made services and funding available for all aspects of organizing CODART VIER.

Rik Vos, director

Wim Jacobs, director of operations
T +31 20 305 4506
E wim. jacobs@icn.nl

  • See under CODART

Floortje Kok

Fatima van der Maas, associates
T +31 20 305 4502`
E bedrijfsvoering@icn.nl

  • Provided general office support.

Peter van Lieshout, head of financial department
T +31 20 305 4510
E peter.van.lieshout@icn.nl

  • Coordinated finances.
  • Arranged for reimbursement of travel expenses for speakers and guest delegates.
  • Came to Maastricht to disburse payments to guest delegates from eastern Europe.

Coen Stork, former Netherlands ambassador to Romania
Amstel 210
NL-1017 AG Amsterdam
T +31 20 420 5611
F +31 20 623 1672

  • Consulted on several occasions on program for congress and study trip.
  • Met with Loekie and Gary Schwartz in Bucharest during preparatory trip.

Den Bosch

The TEFAF Group
The European Fine Art Foundation
P.O. Box 1035
NL-5200 BA Den Bosch
T +31 73 614 5165
F +31 73 614 7360

  • Provided 100 free entrance tickets for participants in congress.

Drs. Paul J.W.A. Hustinx, director

  • Approved the above arrangement.

Maarssen

CODART

See above, under Amsterdam.

Loekie Schwartz
De Boomgaard
Herengracht 22
NL-3601 AM Maarssen
+31 346 562778
+31 346 570574

  • Consulted intensively on every aspect of CODART VIER.
  • Accompanied Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit, co-authored final plan.
  • Attended congress and study trip.

Maastricht

Bonnefantenmuseum
Postbus 1735
NL-6201 BS Maastricht
T +31 43 329 0190
F +31 43 329 0199
W www.bonnefantenmuseum.nl

  • Admitted congress delegates to museum free of charge.
  • Provided venue for opening session on March 11th.
  • Sponsored a lavish high tea for delegates.
  • Received delegates in exhibition Imperial paintings from Prague, the first concrete collaboration between museums to emerge from a CODART meeting.

Drs. Peter van den Brink, curator
E vdbrink@bonnefanten.nl

  • Member of the CODART Program Committee.
  • Initiated first contact with Romanian museums for possibility of devoting CODART VIER to Romania.
  • Spoke in Romanian museums and universities about Dutch art in that land, thereby solidifying the basis for CODART VIER.
  • Through his own collaboration with the museums of Romania, created channels for CODART VIER that he called to our attention and generously shared.
  • Was present in Sibiu during preparatory visit in November 2000; helped work out program.
  • Made checklist of Dutch and Flemish paintings in Brukenthal available for website.
  • Provided digitized images of 75 paintings from the Brukenthal Museum for the website.
  • Spoke briefly at opening session on March 11th, introduced exhibition.
  • Participated in congress and study trip.
  • Spoke briefly in Sibiu at introduction of CODART VIER to staff of the Brukenthal Museum and local press.

Rijswijk

First Travel Management
Postbus 3041
NL-2280 GA Rijswijk
T +31 70 381 1688
F +31 70 385 4203

  • Booked train and air tickets for study trip.

Helen van Soest, associate
E helen.van.soest@first-tm.nl

  • Account manager for CODART VIER.

The Hague

German Embassy
Groot Hertoginnelaan 18-20
NL-2517 EG Den Haag
T +31 70 342 0630
F +31 70 365 1957

Eberhard von Puttkammer, ambassador

  • Consulted on congress in Cologne.

Gabriele Weber, cultural attaché

  • Consulted on congress in Cologne.

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O. Box 20061
2500 EB The Hague
T +31 70 348 4660
F +31 70 348 4418
W http://www.minbuza.nl

  • Supported CODART from 1998 through 2000 via HGIS-Cultuur, a joint program with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.
  • Provided indirect support through diplomatic posts in Bratislava, Bucharest, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Moscow, Prague and St. Petersburg.

Dick Benschop, state secretary

Zoetermeer

Netherlands Ministry for Education, Culture and Science
P.O. Box 25000
2700 LZ Zoetermeer
T +31 79 323 2323
F +31 79 323 2320
W http://www.minocw.nl

  • Supported CODART from 1998 through 2000 via HGIS-Cultuur, a joint program with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Provided funding for attendance at congress of delegates from Central and Eastern Europe and Cuba.

Dr. F. van der Ploeg, state secretary for Culture

Ferdinand Dorsman, senior advisor for international cultural policy
Sabine Gimbrère, senior advisor for international affairs

  • Supported application for travel funding for delegates from Central and Eastern Europe and Cuba.

Romania

Bran

Bran Castle Museum
Traian Mosoiu 498
2229 Bran
T +40 68 238 333
F +40 68 475 607

Mr Raul P. Mihai

  • Received Loekie and Gary Schwartz during preparatory visit, offered to receive the group in March and expressed wish to accompany us on the rest of the program. Was however not present when the group arrived, nor was castle open to us. Offered apologies.

Bucharest

Albatross Travel Agency
Str. 9 Mai nr. 2, ap. 3
T +40 1 332 9556
F +40 1 221 3585
E office@albatross-travel.ro

  • Recommended by Barton Sidles. In December Albatross took over the hotel and restaurant arrangements made during and following the preparatory trip, provided airport transfers and bus.

Catalin Pascalu, director

  • Met us at airport and guided us personally on the trip to Sinaia and Sibiu.

Sinziana Ionescu, associate

  • Made advance arrangements, conducted day-to-day communications with CODART.

CODART VIER Romanian Committee

Formed ad hoc by Roxana Theodorescu on 14 November 2000, at a meeting in her office as director of the National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest.

Dr. Lois Pattison de Ménil
Rue du Cherche-Midi 76
F-75006 Paris
T +33 1 4548 2371
F +33 1 4544 6935
E ldeminl@aol.com

  • Consulted on study trip.
  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.

Peter Oostveen
S.C. “Drosa” Imex S.R.L.
Intr. Apold nr. 8
Bucharest
T +40 1 653 4674
T +40 94 569 507 (mobile)
F +40 1 250 5317
E drosa@arexim.ro

  • Accompanied Loekie and Gary Schwartz and Roxana Theodorescu on preparatory trip, driving the group in his own car on a four-day excursion to Sinaia, Bran and Sibiu.
  • Consulted intensively on practical arrangements of trip.
  • Greeted study trip at museum, 14 March.

F. Barton Sidles II
Gemini Capital
37 Av. Theodor Iliescu
Bucharest 1
T +40 1 231 8805
T +40 92 200 103 (mobile)
F +40 1 230 0264
E bsidles@geminicap.com

  • Located potential restaurants and hotels for study trip.
  • Visited these establishments with Loekie and Gary Schwartz during preparatory visit.
  • Negotiated rates on behalf of study trip.
  • Brought in Albatross Travel Agency to take over arrangements.
  • Made his office available for liaison with Romanian partners.
  • Consulted with Gary Schwartz in Amsterdam on 14 January 2001.
  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania on 14 March.

Department of Art History and Art Theory, The Fine Arts Academy
Str. General Budisteanu 19
70744 Bucharest 1
T +40 1 312 5429
F +40 1 312 5429

Dr. Anca Oroveanu, Associate Professor of Art History
E oroveanu@artexpo.ro

  • Consulted on congress and study trip on preparatory visit.
  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.

Library of the Romanian Academy of Science

Catalina Macovei, chief curator of prints and drawings

  • Admitted Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit.
  • Curated exhibition held in honor of CODART VIER, Rembrandt etchings of the Old and New Testament.
  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.
  • Received ten study trip participants with special interest in prints and drawings, provided access to all materials they wished to see, on morning visit, 15 March.

Iulian Voicu, curator of prints and drawings

  • Received Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit.
  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.
  • Assisted study trip visitors on March 15.

Museum of Collections
Calea Victoriei 111
Bucharest
T +40 1 650 6132

  • Admitted study trip free of charge on 15 March.
  • Provided reception for study trip participants, curators of National Museum of Art, local press and Dutch diplomats.

Dana Dragomir, curator

Alexandru Măciucă, curator

  • Attended reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.
  • Introduced museum and provided guides for study trip, 15 March.

National History Museum
Calea Victoriei 12
70012 Bucharest
F +40 1 311 3356
E mnir@mailbox.ro
Bucharest
T +40 1 615 7056

  • Admitted small group of study trip participants free of charge, 15 March.

National Museum of Art of Romania
Calea Victoriei 49-53
70101 Bucharest
T +40 1 315 5193
F +40 1 312 4327
W http://www.itcnet.ro/museum

  • Offered optimal cooperation for congress and study trip, through all stages of process.
  • Gave hospitality to Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit, putting them up in the Palady Museum, which falls under the responsibility of the National Museum of Art of Romania.
  • Organized special prints exhibition for CODART VIER: Gods and Heroes in Dutch and Flemish prints from the National Museum of Art of Romania.
  • Organized special paintings exhibition for CODART VIER: Netherlandish painters in public and private collections in Romania: a study case exhibition.
  • Admitted study trip participants free of charge, giving them run of museum, depots and restoration studios, 14-15 March.
  • Admitted study trip participants to advance, accompanied visit of unopened wing for Romanian 19th and 20th century art.
  • Provided accommodations for study trip reception, congress and dinner offered by Royal Netherlands Embassy, 14 March.
  • Sponsored reception in Museum of Collections, 15 March.

Roxana Theodorescu, director
T +40 1 331 3030

  • Encouraged, approved and facilitated all of the above.
  • Consulted on and helped organize numerous elements of congress and study trip.
  • Organized ad-hoc committee of friends and advisors of museum to aid in planning study trip, 14-21 November 2000 and thereafter. See under Lois de Ménil, Peter Oostveen and Bart Sidles.
  • Accompanied Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory tour to Sinaia and Sibiu, 16-19 November 2000.
  • Introduced CODART in Sinaia, Peleş Castle National Museum.
  • Introduced CODART in Bran Castle.
  • Greeted study trip on arrival at museum on morning of 14 March 2001.
  • Accompanied study trip in visit to new wing of Romanian art.
  • Co-hosted reception, concert and dinner in museum on 14 March.
  • Hosted reception in Museum of Collections, 15 March.

Dana Bercea, curator of prints and drawings

  • Discussed museum holdings in Dutch and Flemish drawings on preparatory visit.
  • Curated exhibition mounted for CODART VIER: Gods and Heroes in Dutch and Flemish prints from the National Museum of Art of Romania.
  • Received small group of specialists in museum printroom, 15 March.
  • Attended study trip receptions and dinners.

Codruţa Cruceanu, curator of education
(left the museum end of March 2001. Now works at British Council in Bucharest as Arts Manager: Codruta.Cruceanu@britishcouncil.ro)

  • At previous CODART meetings, brought National Museum of Art of Romania repeatedly under attention of participants, encouraging us to visit Romania.
  • Kept membership abreast of activities through messages to CODART-L.
  • Consulted intensively on planning of congress and study trip.
  • Accompanied and consulted with Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit, introducing them in Library of Romanian Academy, National Museum of History, Museum of Collections and elsewhere.
  • Delivered talk at congress, 14 March 2001.
  • Accompanied study trip participants in visit to museum, 14 March.
  • Participated in study trip receptions and dinners, 14-16 March.
  • Guided small group of study trip participants on walking tour of old Bucharest and to National Museum of History.

Mariana Dragu, curator of northern European paintings

  • Consulted intensively on plans for congress and study trip.
  • Curated exhibition Netherlandish painters in public and private collections in Romania: a study case exhibition.
  • Greeted and accompanied study trip in visits to museum, 14-15 March.
  • Accompanied small groups of study trip participants to painting depots and restoration studios.
  • Participated in study trip receptions and dinners, 14-16 March.

Ioan Sfrijan, chief restorer

  • Met with Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit.
  • Received study trip in restoration ateliers, 14 March.

New Europe College
Str. Plantelor 21
70309 Bucharest
T +40 1 327 0035
F +40 1 327 0774

Prof. Andrei Pleşu, rector
E aplesu@nec.ro

  • Consulted with Loekie and Gary Schwartz on study trip, mainly concerning congress.

Royal Netherlands Embassy
Strada Atena 18
71.271 Bucharest
T +40 1 230 7527 / 7528
F +40 1 230 7620

  • Provided material and moral support for CODART VIER.
  • Funded dinner at ambassador’s residence during preparatory visit, attended by academics, diplomats, museum people and cultural functionaries.
  • Funded reception, concert and dinner in National Museum of Art of Romania during study trip, to which diplomats, art historians, cultural functionaries and heads of Dutch firms in Bucharest were invited.
  • Sponsored lighting fixtures and brochure for exhibition in National Museum of Art of Romania, held on occasion of CODART VIER: Netherlandish painters in public and private collections in Romania: a study case exhibition.

Pieter Jan Wolthers, ambassador
E nlgovbkr@kappa.ro

  • Supported CODART VIER from inception, approved and facilitated all embassy activities in connection with project.
  • Hosted dinner at residence on occasion of preparatory visit, 15 November 2000, introduced Loekie and Gary Schwartz to numerous contacts.
  • Chaired improvised meeting with entire staff of embassy after close of dinner.
  • Hosted reception, concert and dinner at National Museum of Art of Romania for study trip and invited guests, 14 March.
  • Attended reception at Museum of Collections, 15 March.

Daniela Ghiţescu, associate for press, culture and education
E nlgovbkr@kappa.ro

  • Attended planning session on 15 November 2000.
  • Implemented all embassy arrangements connected with CODART VIER.
  • Organized and participated in reception, concert and dinner at National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.
  • Attended reception in Museum of Collections, 15 March 2001.

Robert Petri, counsellor and deputy head of mission
E robert.petri@minbuza.nl

  • Attended planning session on 15 November 2000.
  • Participated in reception, concert and dinner at National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.

Vivid Magazine
Vivid Publishing SRL
32 Str. Petre Cretu, Sector 1
Bucharest
T +40 1 224 5461
F +40 1 224 5462

Andrew Begg, editor and managing director
E andrew@vivid.ro

  • Consulted with Roxana Theodorescu and Gary Schwartz concerning article in Vivid on CODART VIER.
  • Participated in reception, concert and dinner at National Museum of Art of Romania, 14 March.

Marc Cannizzo, freelance writer
E CannizzoM@aol.com

  • Researched and wrote article for Vivid.

Sfintu Gheorghe

Kazmer Kovács
Str. Goldis 1/40
4000 Sfintu Gheorghe
T +40 67 313 168
F +40 67 313 168
E kazi@planet.ro

  • Guided study trip on bus tour of Bucharest, 15 March.
  • Guided study trip on bus to Sinaia, Braşov and Sibiu, 16-17 March.

Sibiu

Brukenthal Museum
Piaţa Mare nr. 3-5
2400 Sibiu
T +40 69 217 691 92 93
F +40 69 211 545
E brukenthal@verena.ro
W www.brukenthalmuseum.ro/

  • Allowed curators to attend CODART meetings from the start.
  • Encouraged CODART VIER throughout.
  • Opened doors to Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit.
  • Held special exhibition of Dutch and Flemish landscape paintings on second floor of the museum to mark CODART VIER.
  • Held opening ceremony and press conference for visit of CODART VIER.
  • Opened reserves for study trip participants.
  • Held banquet in honor of study trip on 17 March.

Dr. Alexander C. Lungu, general director
T Extension 112

  • Encouraged, approved and facilitated all of the above.
  • Received Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory trip.
  • Selected still-life paintings for display in his office during study trip.
  • Organized staff meeting and press conference to open visit of study trip.
  • Hosted banquet in museum on 17 March, the final evening of the study trip.
  • Co-sponsored the banquet.

Dr. Alexandru Avram, curator of monuments
T Extension 156

  • Guided walking tour of Sibiu on March 17.

Sanda Marta, curator
T Extension 128

  • Encouraged CODART to contemplate a visit to Romania from the very first, continued supporting the idea.
  • Spoke at CODART DRIE on collection of Brukenthal Museum.
  • Worked intensively with CODART and in the museum on the congress and study trip.
  • Attended congress, assisted at study trip visit to museum.

Daniela Morosan, registrar of paintings
T Extension 133

  • Supervised opening of depots for study trip on March 17.

Maria Ordeanu, curator
T Extension 140

  • Worked intensively with CODART and in the museum on the congress and study trip.
  • Presented talk at congress on Samuel van Brukenthal, his museum and his collection.
  • Attended congress, assisted at study trip visit to museum.

Doina Udrescu, general deputy director
T Extension 167

  • Participated in press conference and reception for study trip, facilitated arrangements.

Paul Jonet
Str. Bisericii nr. 194
Daia, jud. Sibiu
T +40 92 228 409
F +32 2 366 4453

  • Hosted dinner at his restaurant La Turn during preparatory visit.
  • Offered drinks and hospitality to participants in study trip.

Sinaia

National Museum of Peles Castle
Str. Pelesului nr. 2
2180 Sinaia
T +40 44 312 184
T +40 92 391 870 (mobile)
F +40 44 312 416

  • Admitted study trip participants free of charge.
  • Provided services of two curators as guides.

Gabriela Popa, general manager

  • Received Loekie and Gary Schwartz on preparatory visit.
  • Facilitated above arrangements.

Russia

Moscow

Royal Netherlands Embassy
Kalasny Pereulok 6
103009 Moscow
T +7 095 797 2900
F +7 095 797 2904
E nederl@dol.ru

  • Funded visit to congress of delegates from Pushkin Museum.

Mr. Jan Hesseling, counsellor for educational and cultural affairs E jan.hesseling@minbuza.nl

  • Supported application for above funding.

St. Petersburg

Royal Netherlands Consulate-General
Moika 11
191186 St. Petersburg
T +7 812 315 0197
F +7 812 314 8188
E nlgovpet@online.ru

  • Funded visit to congress of delegates from Hermitage State Museum.

H.C.J. Everaars, consul-general

  • Supported application for above funding.

Slovak Republic

Bratislava

Royal Netherlands Embassy
Frana Krala 5
81105 Bratislava
T +421 7 5246 5580
F +421 7 5249 1075

  • Funded visit to congress of delegates from National Gallery of Slovakia and Slovakian Academy of Science.

Drs. Marieke H. Monroy-Winter, head of department of press, culture and education.
E mh.monroy-winter@minbuza.nl

  • Supported application for above funding.

United States of America

Dr. Steven Mansbach
E 100744.1666@compuserve.com

  • Consulted on congress and study trip.
  • Recommended Kazmer Kovács as guide.
  • Joined study trip for dinner on 15 March.