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E.F. van der Hoorn, MA

PhD candidate
E.F. van der Hoorn, MA

Work experience

2016-present: University of Groningen, PhD candidate. Working title: The Van Vianens' kwab in artistic context.

2014-2016: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Junior Curator of Decorative Arts. 

2013-2014: Courtauld Gallery and Courtauld Institute Research Forum, London, Research Associate. 

2013-2014: Witt and Conway Libraries at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, Library Assistant. 


2013-2014: Courtauld Institute of Art, London, MA in History of Art, with Distinction.
Thesis: Form and Fluidity. Early Modern concepts of design in the drawings of Arent van Bolten (awarded the Director’s Dissertation Prize)

2010-2013: University of Groningen, BA in History of Art, summa cum laude.


Director’s Dissertation Prize for a dissertation of outstanding quality, Courtauld Institute of Art (2014)

Alison Lohrfink Blood Scholarship, Courtauld Institute of Art (2013-2014)

VSBfonds Scholarship (2013-2014)

Additional activities

Onderzoekschool Kunstgeschiedenis (Dutch Postgraduate School for Art History), member of the Opleidingscommissie (Study Programme Committee) (2018-present)

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, organizer of the symposium 'KWAB: New Discoveries' (2017-2018)

University of Groningen, organizer of the summer school 'The Knowledge of the Curator II: Curating Art and Science' (2017-2018)

University of Groningen, organizer of the Arts in Society research seminar 'The Objects of Art and Architecture' (2017-18)

University of Groningen, organizer of the PhD colloquium at the Department of History of Art (2016-present)

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Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 34
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands