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Mussengang: the drawings of Bert Cornelius exhibited

Exhibition University Library City Centre, Friday 17 September - Thursday 16 December 2021
15 September 2021
Bert Cornelius: Harmonieplein
Bert Cornelius: Harmonieplein

Bert Cornelius was world-famous in Groningen for illustrating the Mussengang serial, which appeared on the back cover of the Groningen university newspaper every week from August 1984 until June 1995.

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of what is now called the Ukrant, the University of Groningen Library nog exhibits a huge selection of Cornelius' Mussengang illustrations. We have chosen the most beautiful, most controversial, and most characteristic illustrations, but this selection still represents only a fraction of Cornelius’ vast oeuvre.

The exhibition was curated by Luuk Hajema and Frank den Hollander, two of the Mussengang writers.

Exhibition Mussengang: student life drawn

  • University Library City Centre
    Stairwell 4th floor
    Broerstraat 4
    9712 CP Groningen
  • Friday 17 September - Thursday 16 December 2021
  • Access with University card
    Without a UG-card: ask for a visitor pass at the reception desk, ground floor
    Inside the building, facial masks are mandatory.
Bedroom scene
Bedroom scene
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