Over the last few years, owing to the recognition of racial, socioeconomic and gender biases in organizational structures, museums have begun to rethink their purposes and their priorities. CODART asked Diva Zumaya (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Michele Frederick (North Carolina Museum of Art) and Antien Knaap (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) to share their thoughts on recent reinstallation projects to illuminate the ways in which Northern European art is being rethought in museums in the United States.
Antien Knaap: “Our galleries speak to the evolution of style and pictorial language, but also highlight the historical context in which the works were made. We define the seventeenth century as a period of change (…)” Read on…
Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.