John Bezold


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

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 and an MARes—both being in art history—from the University of Amsterdam; and a BSc in architecture, obtained at the University of Cincinnati.

–P. Strathern, The Medici.
–L. Packer & A. Roy, Frans Hals.
–R. Greenleaf, Servant Leadership.
–D. Hawkins, Power vs. Force.
–E. Pasztory, Thinking with Things.
–R. Daalder, Van de Velde & Sons.

S/S 2022: Creating editorials and features on artists and designers at MetaMundo, and editing reviews in Oud Holland–Journal for Art of the Low Countries.

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