After a visitor broke Jeff Koons' Gazing Ball (Perugino Madonna and Child with Four Saints), which was exhibited in the Nieuwe Kerk, the curator expressed his surprise about visitors touching art. In this post I argue that it is actually common practice.
In her research, Professor Anthonya Visser contrasts political and literary discourses about the 'Wende'. In the context of our 'Arts in Society' theme, which is also the LUCAS theme, she confronts Wolfgang Schaüble's speeches with Volker Braun's Iphigenia
This month, the 6th issue of the Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference is published containing papers given at the LUCAS Graduate Conference 2017. It was my privilege to present a paper as well as to write an article for the journal.