Edwin Becker

Edwin Becker (1963) has been working at the Van Gogh Museum since 1992, specialising in visual and applied art from the fin-de-siècle, resulting in presentations of surprising and undiscovered themes and artists.

For example, he organised exhibitions on In Perfect Harmony: painting + frame 1850-1920, L'Art Nouveau: La Maison Bing and Egon Schiele.

Since 2006 he has been head (curator) of exhibitions at the Van Gogh Museum, where he is responsible for a varied exhibition programme, from Munch: Van Gogh to Hockney - Van Gogh. The Joy of Nature.

Edwin Becker regularly gives lectures, seminars and workshops for international universities, museums and cultural institutions and leads cultural tours.

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Winner Audience Award

The painting 'Landgoed de Voorst' by Jelle van de Ridder is the winner of the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2023 ! During the voting round, his painting received no less than 499 votes.

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Exhibition of 50 nominees in Galerie RRMND

The 50 nominees of Painting of the Year 2023 can exhibit two paintings for six weeks at Galerie RRMND.

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Cecile Welten wins Painting of the Year 2022

Cecile Welten wins Painting of the Year 2022 with her painting 'When the music starts to fade'.

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