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Betty Woodman (1930)

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If there is one ceramist who has had an international career and exhibited all over the world it must be Betty Woodman. On several occasions she exhibited her works in the Netherlands in Museums and Galleries and i remember her exhibition from 1996 in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. With this exhibition an excellent catalogue was published, which is available at

The reason why she had such an interesting and world wide career must be found in the accessibility of her art. Bright, primary colors and abundant shapes of her ceramics make her work stand out and are very appealing for many and because of this many museums and collectors around the globe added her works to their collections. Betty Woodman ceramics can be found in ao.:

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London
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Sculpture 10 days… Day 2 ..Eja Siepman van den Berg

Two reasons to write a new blog on Eja Siepman van den Berg. The first and most important reason is that Eja won the pertigious price for sculpture : the WILHELMINA RING Sculpture prize

Eja Siepman van den Berg is laureate of the 2017 Wilhelmina Ring Sculpture Prize

The Wilhelmina Ring is a biennial oeuvre award, awarded to leading Dutch sculptors; it is one of the most important art prizes in the Netherlands.

Eja Siepman van den Berg is the 2017 laureate of the Wilhelmina Ring, consisting of a ring designed for the occasion, of a commissioned sculpture for the municipal park and an accompanying exhibition at Museum CODA, both in the city of Apeldoorn.

With this award, Eja Siepman van den Berg finds herself in the company of esteemed winners such as Joost Beljon, Joep van Lieshout, Jan van Munster, Carel Visser, Hans van Houwelingen, and Auke de Vries, among others

The second is that she recently launched a completely new which you can visit over here:

Of course her publications are available at :