John Bezold


John Bezold (1985, Cincinnati) is an Amsterdam-based American-Dutch editor, researcher, writer, and journalist. He’s specialized in creating design, art, architecture, technology-related editorial material and historical research. John began in journalism by writing for the design magazines Frame and Mark; then edited books and digital media for artists, museums, photographers, and architects.

John has written for the titles Elephant, Frame, Domus, Oud Holland, and Mark; and published books with Hatje Cantz, Birkhäuser, and Actaramong others. He is the host of Dutch Art & Design Today, and Frans Hals Paintings—The Podcast, which launched in April 2022.

John holds an MA alongside a MARes—both in art history—from the University of Amsterdam, and a BSc in architecture, obtained at the University of Cincinnati.

–A. Odell, Anna.
–M. Sarton, At Seventy.
–T. Brown, The Palace Papers.
–J. B. Taylor, Whole Brain Living.
–C. Wickham, Medieval Europe.
–R. Daalder, Van de Velde & Sons.

S/S 2022: Creating an editorial zine on design in web3 with MetaMundo, and editing reviews for Oud HollandThe Journal for Art of the Low Countries.

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