commissions Erwin Olaf's A Journey to Excellence
, showing now at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
until September 27, 2010. The Dutch photographer captures fellow Dutch citizens in a series of portraits. The featured individuals are: Dick Bruna, Hans van Manen (pictured above, right), Janine Jansen (pictured above, left), Johan Cruijff, Joop van den Ende, Lidewij Edelkoort and Paul Crutzen. All are revered in their respective field in culture, science, or sports.
The exhibit coincides with the opening of Louis Vuitton's new in-store boutique in the Bijenkorf department store in Amsterdam. The Peter Marino designed store is the luxury brand's second location in the Netherlands.
L: Paul Crutzen: Winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in atmospheric chemistry
R: Joop van den Ende: Media mogul and theatre producer of numerous productions
L: Paul Crutzen
R: Hans van Manen: Ballet dancer, choreographer, and photographer
Johan Cruijff: retired footballer, proponent of the "Total Football" system, manager of football teams, and voted "European Player of the Century"
Janine Jansen - Violinist and recording artist
Links:Louis VuittonRijksmuseum Amsterdam