The Mystical Birth of Rotterdam

00:05:01 37 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
During the exhibition 'Fra Bartolommeo - The Divine Renaissance' artist Iwam Smid worked on a contemporary answer. His studio was in the exhibition itself. In this video you see how 'The Mystical Birth of Rotterdam' was made!
Fra Bartolommeo

Fra Bartolommeo or Bartolomeo (IT, 1473 – 1517), also known as Baccio della Porta, was an Italian Renaissance painter of religious subjects.

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Lions are watching as the Holy Mother pours the water from which the River Rotte springs, a source of life where soon the name of Rotterdam will resonate. Stone, steel, fire and glass, the new heart that unfolds - Rotterdam, Frederique Spigt (2000)

A place where past, present and future go hand in hand. Erasmus and the god of the rivers resolve that freedom and tolerance are the foundation of society and make their home port here. Here, where St Lawrence rises out of the flames of the bombing so that his city can return prouder than ever - Lotgenoten, Jules Deelder (2015)

Breathe, walk, die, the fate that we share leaves no one alone - Breathe Walk Die, Ugo Rondinone (2014)

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