Types of masterclasses
Young Collectors Circle currently offers the following masterclasses:
How art is made
During this masterclass you will discover how artworks are made and gain in-depth knowledge of different materials and techniques that are used to create artworks. Have you always wanted to know what paint actually consists of or how a metal sculpture is cast? Are you curious how a tapestry is woven or how neon letters are made? In 45 minutes we introduce a number of common materials such as paint, metal, wood, textile and plastic. You will learn how these materials are used and how they are restored if damaged.
During this masterclass we will discuss 10 iconic works of modern and contemporary art, all of which have become a benchmark in art history. Learn more about the Anish Kapoor’s patented vantablack , the shocking performances of Marina Abramovic and the activist art of Ai Weiwei. We will dive deeper into the extravagant diamond skull by Damien Hirst and discuss who really created the first work of modern art. You will learn more about the creation of these controversial artworks and about the fuss that arose over these masterpieces. Modern Masterpieces is a series of online masterclasses, each month a new edition is added to the series.
Curating at home
From museum glass to passe-partouts, from a lounge set-up to a grid and from white cube to living room: In this 45-minute master class you'll learn everything about how to hang art in your own home. Based on concrete examples you will receive practical tips on how to conserve, present and conserve your collection.
How did photography develop into an art form? From the very first photograph via street photography to the position of photography as a contemporary art form: in 45 minutes you will learn more about this medium. In addition to history and current developments, you will also learn about the various forms and techniques, how editions and editions work and how best to present and preserve photographs at home.
In 45 minutes you will learn the ins and outs of this relatively new medium, presented by art historian Nadine van den Bosch. She takes you on a bird's-eye view through the history of video art, from the 1960s to the present day, and gives you useful tips on collecting and presenting video art in your own home.
From the first graffiti tags by Cornbread to the unique position of artists like JR and Banksy today: in this master class we dive into the past and present of street art! Why and how did street art begin? And what position does it have today in the art world and on the market? And how do you collect street art at home? In 45 minutes you will learn the ins and outs of this art form.
During this 45-minute masterclass you will learn more about iconic works of art in public space in the Netherlands and abroad, the different types of art that can be encountered in the public domain (from sculptures to video works to land art) and we will delve deeper into the function of art in public space.