As Curator Modern and Contemporary Art at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History Lynne van Rhijn works on documentation of Dutch art since the 1960s in its international context.
The RKD is the central resource for the study of Dutch and Flemish art. As an outward-looking academic documentation and knowledge institute, it works in close collaboration with others to reach its audience all over the world. Located in The Hague (The Netherlands), it manages a unique collection of archival, documentation and library material relating to Western art from the late Middle Ages to the present. Parts of the collection are also accessible through online databases.
Lynne van Rhijn has also written about contemporary art / edited for several art magazines. Her review ´Why I started polishing my shoes´, about Nishiko, Nasan Tur and Chris Burden in Walden Affairs, won the 2010 Prize for Young Art Criticism. Van Rhijn studied Art History and has an MA in Museum Curating. She curated for the Centraal Museum, Nest (‘Out of Control’ with Roman Opalka, Walead Beshty, Roger Hiorns, Marijn van Kreij and Hedwig Houben ) and the Rijksmuseum Twenthe (‘herman de vries / to be / verzamelingen’).