The dancing white man in het Frans Hals museum
The dancing white man in het Frans Hals museum
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The Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem is staging the major exhibition HUMOR: 101 years of laughing at art in both venues. It illustrates how artists used humour as a source of inspiration. Since the coming of Dada in 1916, humour has played a major role in art, blowing a fresh new wind through the often serious and pompous art world. De Hallen Haarlem shows examples of humorous Dutch art—from Dada, Surrealism and Pop Art to Fluxus—along with humorous works from contemporary art. In the Frans Hals Museum the focus is on caricatures and parodies of famous works of art

Opening: Friday 19 may 2017
17:30 tot 18:30 in the Church at the Frankestraat 24 – Haarlem, NL
opening by: Ann Demeester music by: Lennie Kerkhoff introduction by: Antoon Erftemeijer [curator modern art] and Ariel Alvarez [dada specialist]
From 18:00 till 21:00 the exhibition will be open to visit

Exhibition period: from 20 May till 10 September 2017

Thuesday till Sunday from 11:00 till 17:00 hour
Address: Grote Markt 16, Haarlem. The Netherlands
Realisation thanks to Edwin Dertien, de Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Mondriaanfonds en het Amsterdams fonds voor de kunst
More info: http://www.franshalsmuseum.nl/en/exhibitions/humour/

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