• Edwin Janssen

    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    The Boymans museum is renowned for its extensive collection of old-master paintings and sculptures. Edwin Janssen’s installation, Narcissus en de poel des verderfs (Narcissus in the pool of corruption, 1994), consisted largely of works already in the museum’s collection: sculptures by Nam June Paik, Auguste Rodin, and Duane Hanson, and others, as well as paintings by artists including Peter Paul Rubens, Gerard Ter Barch, Honoré Daumier, Rembrandt, and Jan Steen. In addition, Janssen used mirrors, a skeleton, and reproductions of paintings in this installation, which could be reached only after

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