Edwin Becker

Edwin Becker (1963) has been working at the Van Gogh Museum since 1992, specialising in visual and applied art from the fin-de-siècle, resulting in presentations of surprising and undiscovered themes and artists.

For example, he organised exhibitions on In Perfect Harmony: painting + frame 1850-1920, L'Art Nouveau: La Maison Bing and Egon Schiele.

Since 2006 he has been head (curator) of exhibitions at the Van Gogh Museum, where he is responsible for a varied exhibition programme, from Munch: Van Gogh to Hockney - Van Gogh. The Joy of Nature.

Edwin Becker regularly gives lectures, seminars and workshops for international universities, museums and cultural institutions and leads cultural tours.

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15/12

Winner of Painting of the Year 2020!!

'Anna' from Berardino Rubini is the winner of Painting of the Year 2020!

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10/12

Update sales exhibiton at EuropArtFair

The special sales exhibiton of the 20 best paintings of Painting of the Year 2020 at the EuropArtFair 2021 in Amsterdam has been postponed together with the art fair.

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02/12

Winner Audience Award

Julanne Barry wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2020 with her painting 'Joy'.

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21/09

Special Catawiki auction

All 20 finalists will get the possibility not only to exhibit their work at the EuropArtFair in Amsterdam, but also...

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22/04

Social media

Painting of the Year also has a Facebook page and an Instagram account.

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16/04

Color of the Year 2020

How could Painting of the year NOT use the Color for the year for it's website?

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