City palace Hof van Busleyden Mechelen © Karin Borghouts 2018
 
 
 
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARGARETA 
 
 
The City of Mechelen Belgium commissioned Karin Borghouts to photograph over 40 historical buildings and places with origins in the Burgundian period and later. Margareta of Austria was Regent of the Habsburg Netherlands and died in Mechelen in 1530. The photographs make a valuable contribution to the city archives and will be used for multiple purposes.

 
 
 
 

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Great or St-Lawrence Church Alkmaar, photo © Karin Borghouts 2017 - 151 x 208 cm, archival pigment print/Dibond
 
 
 
CITY MUSEUM ALKMAAR
 

The city museum Alkmaar in the Netherlands is showing an exhibition of artworks of the St.-Lawrence Church, celebrating it's 500 anniversary. Alkmaar paintings and drawings by two famous old masters – Salomon van Ruysdael and Pieter Saenredam – are combined with new work by two contemporary photographers: Hans van der Meer and Karin Borghouts.

An assignment by Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar with the support of Mondriaanfonds.
Catalogue available.

 
  
 
Ruysdael en Saenredam in Alkmaar
Meesterwerken van de Grote Kerk
 
LAST DAYS! Until Sunday June 10, 2018
 
Canadaplein 1, Alkmaar, the Netherlands
Open every day 11am - 5 pm except Mondag.
 

 
 
 
 
 
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Paintings of Amédée Cortier in the house Huib Hoste in Knokke Belgium  ©  Karin Borghouts 2018
    

 
INTERBELLUM HOUSE IN KNOKKE  

The house De Beir is a modernist building designed by the Belgian architect Huib Hoste in 1924. It is situated in Knokke Belgium close to the Northsea. Gallery Ronny Van de Velde asked Karin Borghouts to photograph exterior and interiors and organizes four art exhibitions in the house during 2018. The photographs are published in the catalogues accompanying the exhibitions.
 
 
May 20 - July 22, 2018
Amédée Cortier (1921 -1976)

Gallery Ronny Van de Velde in Huib Hoste's house
Dumortierlaan 8 (corner Mosselmansstraat)
8300 Knokke Belgium
  
Open Thu-Sun 12 am-6 pm
 

Look here
 
 
 
 
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ANTWERP PHOTO IN 'LOODSWEZEN'
 
 
The first international photofestival ANTWERP PHOTO opens June 24 with exhibitions of Anton Corbijn, Michael Wolf, Iconobelge and the laureats of the Prix Carmignac. Location is the piloting building 'Loodswezen' in front of the city museum MAS in Antwerp Belgium.
Karin Borghouts had the opportunity to have a look in this large recently abandoned 19th century building. It opens its doors for the first time during the festival.

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Antwerp Photo (June 24 - September 30, 2018)
 
 


 
 
 

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