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Interview with Dutch artist Madelon Vriesendorp. This document describes the contents of his solo exhibition, The World of Madelon Vriesendorp, along with hes collaborations with architects such as Rem Koolhaas.


Madelon Vriesendorp

About the interviewee

Madelon Vriesendorp [1945-] is a Dutch artist and collector, with art strudies at Rietveld Academy , Amsterdam, and Central St. Martins Art School, London. Vriesendorp once co-founded architecture office OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture - along with Rem Koolhaas - her husband at that time-, Elia and Zoe Zenghelis back in in 1972. When Delirious New York was published in 1978- Rem Koolhaas' most relevant book- it included a series of illustrations by this artist. Her work has been exhibited in important art and architecture institutions such as Centre Pompidou in Paris, Stedelijk Museum and MA Gallery in Tokyo.  Her first monographic exhibition was opened in 2008 at the Architectural Association, curated by Shumon Basar and Andreas Ruby: 'The World of Madelon Vriesendorp' featured an important part of the artist's works and imagery -from her collection of New York postcards up to one of her installations, titled Mindgame [Critical Pursuit]. 


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Information Interview

Date of recording: 2012
Country: Brazil
Language: English
Subtitles: No subtitles

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