Hans van Bentem

Born in The Hague. Lives and works in Rotterdam, the Czech Republic and China. Bentem not only makes ceramic sculptures but also exciting items of glass, usually of large size. Van Bentem is an omnivore and an almost obsessive blender of styles. He draws his inspiration from art history, from comics and from the world […]

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Hans van Bentem in Space

For the past few years, Van Bentem has been to China on a regular basis. He has a house there and a studio where he not only works alone, but also with other, Chinese, artists. This time, his hard work has led to a big solo exhibition in C-Space in Beijing (Peking) and a smaller […]

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AVRO KunstUur’s interest in the artists Arno Coenen, Cirque de Pepin, Transister and Hans van Bentem

The artists have been interviewed, together with their artworks, for the series “Van de Straat” (From the Street), part of the television program AVRO KunstUur. The episodes are completely dedicated to art in the public space: art that is on the street and is accessible to every one. The program invites the viewer every week […]

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First Stone: 1.499.999 to go!

Friday April 15th the first mosaic stones of the immense glass mosaic ceiling were placed in the ceiling of the artwork ‘Amsterdam Oersoep’ in the Beurspassage of Amsterdam. City Council member of Art and Culture, Kajsa Ollongren, and Chairman of the Amsterdam City Centre District, Boudewijn Oranje, stepped onto a lifting ramp. Under the watchful […]

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Bring in the video!

We proudly present you the first Mothership video about our most recent project with Rijkswaterstaat and Mwah Tekstuele Verwenners. A giant art project that was broadcast in more than 190 countries. We enjoyed making the video together with Additors and we are very happy with the result. Keep an eye on our Vimeo channel, our […]

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