September 28, 2009

Marlies Bouten wins Wiki Loves Art contest

Filed under: Art by Branko Collin @ 8:36 am

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

Here is a Volkskrant video (Dutch, starts with an ad) of one of the shoots at the Van Gogh Museum.

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