Lynne van Rhijn, MA

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Lynne van Rhijn, MA
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

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Daan van Golden

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The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, inv./ [..]

Curriculum vitae and duties

Lynne van Rhijn studied art history and holds an MA in Curatorship. As part of her MA course she followed a one-year curatorial training programme at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht. As a guest curator she has organised exhibitions at the Nest contemporary art platform in The Hague (Out of Control with Roman Opalka, Walead Beshty, Roger Hiorns, Marijn van Kreij, Hedwig Houben and others) and the Rijksmuseum Twenthe (herman de vries/ to be/ verzamelingen). In her job as curator of modern and contemporary art at the RKD, Van Rhijn looks after documentation relating to art from 1960 to the present day. In addition she has contributed articles to De Witte Raaf, the Groene Amsterdammer, Winkler Prins Encyclopedia, Tubelight and Kunstbeeld. For the last two she was also the editor. In 2010 she was awarded the Young Art Critic Prize (Prijs voor de Jonge Kunstkritiek) for her review 'Waarom ik voortaan mijn schoenen poets' (‘Why I will polish my shoes from now on’), in which she discussed works by Nishiko, Nasan Tur and Chris Burden at the Walden Affairs Gallery. Lynne sits on the Advisory Committee of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and is also an advisor for the Stroom Art Centre in The Hague. In 2010 she was on the jury for the Wolvecamp Prize and in 2011 for the Scheffer Prize (Dordrechts Museum). She has twice been a judge for the Charlotte Köhler Prize, in 2016 and 2017.

Selection of publications

- cat.tent. Daan van Golden. Reflecties, GEM Den Haag, 2014
- cat.tent. Jonathan Meese. TOTALZELBSTPORTRAIT, GEM Den Haag, 2011
- 'Anti-materie en bloedspetters. literatuur in het werk van Marcel van Eeden' in: Marcel van Eeden. Zeichnungen und Malerei 1992-2009, Köln, 2009 (with S. Berg, M. Hellmold, H. Lehmann e.a).
- Het Grote TekenWerkBoek, Amsterdam, 2006 [selectie Best verzorgde boeken van 2006] (met I. de Jong en M. Knol)