Joost van der Hoeven
Joost van der Hoeven is a Researcher at the Van Gogh Museum, where he focuses on Van Gogh’s contemporaries, with an emphasis on the art of Paul Gauguin, Emile Bernard and Charles Laval. In 2018 he co-curated the exhibition Gauguin and Laval in Martinique, and in 2020 he published on the critical reception of impressionism in the Netherlands. Van der Hoeven is one of the authors of the exhibition catalogue Van Gogh in America (Detroit Institute of Arts, 2022–23) as well as a contributor to Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: Along the Seine (Art Institute of Chicago and Van Gogh Museum, 2023).
Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho
Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho is Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Van Gogh Museum. She discovered the specific appeal of nineteenth-century works on paper while Assistant Curator of the museum from 2007 to 2010. Her love and knowledge of the field took flight during her time as a researcher at the collection (2010–14) and subsequently as its curator. She is the author of several publications, including Prints in Paris, 1900: From Elite to the Street (2017) and Odilon Redon and Andries Bonger: 36 Works from the Van Gogh Museum Collection (2022).
Franka Blok is Assistant Curator at the Van Gogh Museum. She curated the exhibition The Gasworks: Van Eeden and Van Gogh (2022) and temporarily filled the role of Curator of Prints and Drawings. Blok completed an MA in Curating the Art Museum at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, was Curatorial Trainee at the Contemporary Art Society, London, and Junior Curator at the Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen. There she made a monographic exhibition of Eugène Brands (2018) and conducted research on the nearly forgotten women artists associated with CoBrA, resulting in the exhibition and publication New Nuances (2019).
Lisa Smit is Curator of Paintings at the Van Gogh Museum. She curated the exhibitions Choosing Vincent: Portrait of a Family History (2023) and In the Picture (2020) and was the researcher for Golden Boy Gustav Klimt: Inspired by Van Gogh, Rodin, Matisse (2022). Smit began her career at the Van Gogh Museum as a researcher specializing in French fin de siècle printmaking. She went on to coordinate the museum’s collection cataloguing project and provenance research from 2018 to 2021.
Nina Reid studied in Amsterdam and Utrecht and is currently completing a research master’s degree in art history at Utrecht University. She has completed research and curatorial internships at the Amsterdam Museum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Dordrechts Museum and the National Galleries of Scotland. She also previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Amsterdam and the Dordrechts Museum. She was one of the authors of the exhibition catalogue Het oog van Jan Veth (Dordrechts Museum, 2023), on Veth’s friendships and his travels to the Dutch Indies.
Renske Suijver studied art history at Utrecht University, followed by the MA in Curating Art and Cultures in Amsterdam. Since 2009 she has worked at the Van Gogh Museum, first as a researcher and now as a curator, with specific responsibility for The Mesdag Collection in The Hague. She has published and made several exhibitions about Vincent van Gogh, Hendrik Willem Mesdag and Sientje Mesdag-van Houten, and Dutch and French nineteenth-century art. She curated the 2022 exhibition Golden Boy Gustav Klimt: Inspired by Van Gogh, Rodin, Matisse at the Van Gogh Museum.
Sara Tas is an Associate Curator at the Van Gogh Museum, where she curated the exhibition Etel Adnan: Colour as Language (2022). She is currently working on a long-term research project into Dr Paul Gachet. From 2013 to 2019 she was a curator at the Jewish Museum in Amsterdam, where she curated exhibitions on nineteenth-century culture and modern and contemporary art. She has published on the subject of French nineteenth-century art, in particular on the collector Charles Ephrussi and the Musée du Luxembourg.