John Bezold

PHOTOGRAPHER: Bien Schols

Renzo's Delicatessen, Amsterdam

John Bezold (November 1985, Cincinnati) is an Amsterdam-based American-Dutch art and design writer, editor, researcher, and historian. He began his career at Frame magazine, in Amsterdam. An expert in print and digital content, architecture and design, and early modern Dutch art; he works within the cultural, creative, and digital industries. Since 2014, he also studies the Dutch portraitist Frans Hals–and in 2019, he joined the editorial board of journal Oud Holland, as review editor.

MAY 2021: Currently working on a new article attributing several drawings to Frans Hals, and another on the many acquisitions of the former Mauritshuis director Ary Bob de Vries (1946-1970).