The Spring Catalogue 2019 is online. Most titles are in Dutch, but on the frontpage is the bilingual Slavery Heritage Guide the Netherlands, the third publication from the Mapping Slavery project. Furthermore, in co-operation with the Westfries Museum, a book about the collection Colauto, an important collection of Dutch East Indies Paintings and Grid, a catalogue of the work (mostly huge diptychs) of Dutch artist Robert Smit.
LM Publishers is closed from Monday December 24 to Tuesday January 1. First days of the new year orders from our website will be despatched, but the office in Volendam is still closed. Monday January 2019 we will be fully operational again.
LM Publishers wishes you a merry Christmas and a Happy new Year
The exhibition Indonesian Splendour. Four centuries of fascination for the flora of Indonesia with 40 photographs of Dennis A-Tjak will be held from October 20 2018 till January 20 2019 in the Westfries Museum (Museum of the Golden Age), Hoorn North Holland
Dennis A-Tjak has clearly developed his own style for photographing old flower varieties. His portraits stand out because of their technical perfection. The hyperrealist photographs exude perfection, drama and elegance. They are surprising, sometimes disconcertingly abstract, but every single one of them is delightful to look at.
More than 30 paintings by Dolf Henkes have been brought to Curaçao from the Netherlands, and are now on view alongside artworks from Curaçaoan collections at three different locations. The Curaçao Museum is mainly showing the cultural scene in the 1950s, The Curaçao Maritime Museum presents a number of harbour scenes and the Instituto Buena Bisa (IBB) is focusing on the human side
June 28 the revised edition will be available from the bi-lingual Gids Slavernijverleden / Slavery Heritage Guide Amsterdam.
This guide tells the story of Amsterdam’s slavery history in over one hundred locations. Never before were so many places in the Netherlands that have direct connections to slavery collected in a (walking) guide.
Available Februari 19: a richly illustrated reference work about the flora and fauna of Suriname, a publication of LM Publishers in co-operation with WWF Guianas. Suriname is a treasure trove of natural riches. The most densely forested country in the world, it also holds savannas and swamps, rivers and mountains, and a vast array of plants and animals.
LM Publishers has started a cooperation with the Aruban Fundacion Editorial Charuba. Charuba was founded in the 1980’s of the last century. Nowadays Charuba is the proud publisher of numerous titles on the political and cultural life of Aruba and collections of poems and novels as well.