Ann Demeester is Director of the Frans Hals Museum and De Hallen Haarlem. From 2006-2014 she was Director of de Appel Arts Centre Amsterdam, Head of de Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam and the co-founder of the Gallerist Programme with the Fair Gallery. As an art critic and journalist, she has written articles for several Belgian newspapers and hosted various art TV programmes on Dutch National Television.
Dutch coup d'état in art and culture
Appeal for response!
Last week in a memorandum titled "More than Quality," the State Secretary for Culture, acting on behalf of the Dutch government (a minority government of liberals and Christian Democrats