Happy holidays my dear friends!

I have big news to share. I’m not just Jaer Mertens anymore. From now on, I will go by the name Mr. Big Shot Art Curator Mertens.

And that’s all because I organised a fully-fledged art exhibition about M.C. Escher in Valletta last week. This included:

  • Official opening by the Dutch ambassador
  • Collaboration with contemporary Maltese artists
  • Giving a 45 minute lecture about Escher’s life and works
  • Many fancy drinks with bubbles 🙂

This week I will give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look of this event, explaining exactly how I became an art curator.

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