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By Bezulsqy
#109091 I work close to a museum. From November 30 they will have a big David Lynch exposition. During my lunch break I have been visiting the museum for the last couple of months. I will be visiting it every lunch break for the next six months:

https://www.bonnefanten.nl/en/exhibitio ... avid_lynch

David Lynch: Someone is in my House
30.11.2018 - 28.04.2019

An extensive exhibition by the American artist and filmmaker David Lynch will open in the Bonnefantenmuseum in November 2018. Lynch (1946, Missoula, Montana, US) was raised by parents who were keen on travelling, and he led a nomadic life from a young age. When he was fifteen, his first mentor was the father of a childhood friend, the painter Bushnell Keeler. Through Keeler, Lynch became interested in a book by American artist and teacher Robert Henri (1865-1929), 'The Art Spirit', which was to become the guiding principle in his work as an artist. A planned three-year study with the Austrian artist Oscar Kokoschka fell through because the artist did not turn up, so Lynch returned to the United States and enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia to study painting. It was there that he took the first step in combining two worlds. His desire to create 'moving paintings' resulted in the short stop-motion animation Six Men Getting Sick (1967), which he projected onto a sculpted screen. In subsequent years, Lynch refined his visual idiom and made a number of short films. In 1977, he created the Surrealist Eraserhead, his first feature film after a creative process of five years. The multifaceted and distinctive worlds of Lynch keep recurring in his later films, from the shady scenes in Blue Velvet (1986) to the unconscious repetitions in Lost Highway (1997) and the mysteriousness of the masterly series Twin Peaks (1990-1991).

Alongside producing his famous film works, David Lynch has always remained active as a visual artist. The exhibition in the Bonnefantenmuseum presents the many aspects of the underexposed yet versatile artistry of Lynch. Besides a selection of his early short films, including the important academy work Six Men Getting Sick (1967), there will be paintings, photographs, works on paper, installations, sound installations and sculptural works. The Lumière film theatre in Maastricht will focus on David Lynch's film oeuvre during the exhibition period. The exhibition will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue, including a written contribution from Stijn Huijts, artistic director of the Bonnefantenmuseum. The exhibition will run from November 2018 to April 2019.


Together with the exhibition a local movie theater will be having a David Lynch retrospective:

https://lumiere.nl/en/series/david-lynch

I am very exited!
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By ScoJo
#109095
Bezulsqy wrote:I work close to a museum. From November 30 they will have a big David Lynch exposition. During my lunch break I have been visiting the museum for the last couple of months. I will be visiting it every lunch break for the next six months:

https://www.bonnefanten.nl/en/exhibitio ... avid_lynch

David Lynch: Someone is in my House
30.11.2018 - 28.04.2019

An extensive exhibition by the American artist and filmmaker David Lynch will open in the Bonnefantenmuseum in November 2018. Lynch (1946, Missoula, Montana, US) was raised by parents who were keen on travelling, and he led a nomadic life from a young age. When he was fifteen, his first mentor was the father of a childhood friend, the painter Bushnell Keeler. Through Keeler, Lynch became interested in a book by American artist and teacher Robert Henri (1865-1929), 'The Art Spirit', which was to become the guiding principle in his work as an artist. A planned three-year study with the Austrian artist Oscar Kokoschka fell through because the artist did not turn up, so Lynch returned to the United States and enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia to study painting. It was there that he took the first step in combining two worlds. His desire to create 'moving paintings' resulted in the short stop-motion animation Six Men Getting Sick (1967), which he projected onto a sculpted screen. In subsequent years, Lynch refined his visual idiom and made a number of short films. In 1977, he created the Surrealist Eraserhead, his first feature film after a creative process of five years. The multifaceted and distinctive worlds of Lynch keep recurring in his later films, from the shady scenes in Blue Velvet (1986) to the unconscious repetitions in Lost Highway (1997) and the mysteriousness of the masterly series Twin Peaks (1990-1991).

Alongside producing his famous film works, David Lynch has always remained active as a visual artist. The exhibition in the Bonnefantenmuseum presents the many aspects of the underexposed yet versatile artistry of Lynch. Besides a selection of his early short films, including the important academy work Six Men Getting Sick (1967), there will be paintings, photographs, works on paper, installations, sound installations and sculptural works. The Lumière film theatre in Maastricht will focus on David Lynch's film oeuvre during the exhibition period. The exhibition will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue, including a written contribution from Stijn Huijts, artistic director of the Bonnefantenmuseum. The exhibition will run from November 2018 to April 2019.


Together with the exhibition a local movie theater will be having a David Lynch retrospective:

https://lumiere.nl/en/series/david-lynch

I am very exited!


Bez- I have pals over your way. I'm bloody there! Hope they have the DIY Mouse Kit :)
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By Bezulsqy
#109123 @Deaf
I have not seen his short movies. To be honest I haven't paid a lot of attention to David Lynch in the last ten years or so. I still need to see the new Twin Peaks. I see there are a lot of books out there that show his work. I probably will get the book that is released together with this exhibition.

I have seen The Elephant Man, Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, The Straight Story (the only one that I have seen at the movie theater. First Fight Club and immediately after The Straight Story), Mulholland Drive. I don't remember seeing Wild at Heart and a definitely haven't seen Inland Empire. I did see everything that is Twin Peaks except the new series.

The exhibition in the Bonnefantenmuseum presents the many aspects of the underexposed yet versatile artistry of Lynch. Besides a selection of his early short films, including the important academy work Six Men Getting Sick (1967), there will be paintings, photographs, works on paper, installations, sound installations and sculptural works.


@ScoJo
I did not understand what you meant with the DIY mouse kit. At first I read it as mouse mat. What has that got to do with anything?, I thought. But then I googled and found out about his DIY animal kits. I can only hope some of those are included :-)
If you do come over let me know when so we'll at least have a drink together.