Johan van Geluwe

Leben und Arbeit/biography

Johan van Geluwe was born in Waregem, Belgium on May 8, 1929. The architect graduated at Sant-Lucas-College in Gent, where he lead the course for interior design from 1974 to 1994. Today he lives in Waregem again, where he is in charge of the fictitious-real institutions A.R.T. (Art Recycling Terminal) and MAO (Multinational Art Office). Besides this he is the director, curator and archivist of M.O.M. (Museum of Museums). Since the 1970’s he has been collecting interior and exterior views of museums all around the world that Mail Art partners had sent him.

Johan van Geluwe died in Waregem on January 28, 2020.

Johan van Geluwe wurde am 8. Mai 1929 in Waregem, Belgien, geboren. Der Architekt graduierte am Sant-Lucas-College in Gent, wo er von 1974 bis 1994 selbst das Seminar für Innenarchitektur leitete. Heute lebt er wieder in Waregem, wo er verantwortlich für die fiktiv-realen Insitutionen A.R.T. (Art Recycling Terminal) und MAO (Multinational Art Office) zeichnet. Außerdem ist er Direktor, Kurator und Archivar des M.O.M. (Museum of Museums). Seit den 1970er Jahren sammelt er dafür Außen- und Innenansichten (auch fiktiver) Museen in aller Welt, die ihm seine Mail Art-Partner zuschicken.

Am 28. Januar 2020 ist er in Waregem verstorben.

Ausgewählte Arbeiten/selected works

Literatur (Auswahl)/literature (selection)

  • Szeemann, Harald (ed.): Johan Van Geluwe. The Museum of Museums, Amsterdam 2004, ISBN 9055444618boekVanGeluwe-cover



Author: Mail Artists' Index

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