Marlies Bouten wins Wiki Loves Art contest
This photo of a Gispen lamp, taken in the cellar of the Hilversum city hall, won the Wiki Loves Art contest in which museums opened their doors to amateur photographers
The jury wrote: “A photo with a great atmosphere, and also a photo that piques one’s curiosity, and furthermore a photo that is very useful for illustrating Wikipedia articles. The perfect match of a good depiction of the object and atmosphere.”
Several more prizes were awarded, do not hesitate to check out the winners at wikilovesart.nl.
Here is a Volkskrant video (Dutch, starts with an ad) of one of the shoots at the Van Gogh Museum.