R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award

“Dear Alit Djajasoebrata
It is with great pleasure that I write to inform you that your book Flowers from Universe: Textiles of Java, English language publication, has been selected as the winner of the Robb L. Shep Ethnic Book Award for 2018. The Textile Society of America congratulates you on this most important book and contribution to the field, representing your scholarship and research.”

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The Rijnbar

The slightly-absurd story The Rijnbar by artist Marcel van Eeden (54) is set in the basement of the Rijnbar in the Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt. “I use chocolate in a story to announce a murder.”

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Eddy Wegman in the Curacao Museum

From August 8 to October 5 the Curaçao Museum is presenting a exhibition of photographs by Eddy Wegman, accompanied by a publication with a compilation of photographs. Curacao Museum, Van Leeuwenhoekstraat z/n Mundu Nobo. Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 8.30-16.30, Saturday 10.00-16.00. Sunday and Monday closed.

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Spring Catalogue 2019

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.

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Holidays

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

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Indonesian Splendour

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.

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Dolf Henkes and Curaçao

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

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Revised Edition Slavery Heritage Guide Amsterdam

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.

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