Amsterdam Art Weekend 2013

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Amsterdam Art Weekend is an art festival organized by Capital A. For three days, in combination with the Rijksakademie’s open studio’s (RijksakademieOPEN), the second edition of the Amsterdam Art Weekend will take place. Workshops, galleries and art institutes will join together to present Amsterdam’s latest and best contemporary art. Our mission statement: Amsterdam is a hothouse of extraordinary talent.

Amsterdam Art Weekend essential aspect is talent development: the path that leads artists through the studios of the Rijksakademie, De Ateliers and the galleries of Amsterdam, on their way to the international art scene. Galleries display the work of alumni and residents of the participating artists’ studios. Art institutes present the work of artists affiliated to the city’s galleries. Galleries offer exhibitions and special events such as performances, artist talks, concerts, and small-scale art fairs. TheInternational Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) shows art films submitted by galleries, the Rijksakademie, and De Ateliers (as part of its Paradocs programme at Tuschinski).


Artist residencies: Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, De Ateliers

Galleries: Akinci, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Boetzelaer|Nispen, Borzo modern & contemporary art, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, C&H art space, Flatland Gallery, Galerie van Gelder, Annet Gelink Gallery, Grimm, Gerhard Hofland, Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Juliette Jongma, , Lumen Travo Gallery, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Galerie Ron Mandos, Galerie Onrust, Ornis A. Gallery, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Slewe, Stigter Van Doesburg, tegenboschvanvreden, Torch, Upstream Gallery, VZL / Contemporary Art, Galerie Fons Welters, Witteveen visual art centre, Martin van Zomeren

Institutes/Museums: de Appel arts centre, Castrum Peregrini, EYE, Manifesta, De Oude Kerk, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam

Others: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA), Trouw Amsterdam

Check the website for the complete programme.

  • Open:
    Friday, 29 November 2013
  • Close:
    Sunday, 01 December 2013
  • Address:
    Various locations in Amsterdam
  • Web:
    Amsterdam Art Weekend
  • Photo credits:
    1. Tiong Ang: portrait of the artist as African, played by an African, 2013, Courtesy of Lumen Travo Gallery; 2. Myoung Ho Lee: Tree #10 © Myoung Ho Lee, Courtesy of Yossi Milo Gallery, New York / Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam; 3. Francesca Grilli:  Fireline, 2013, 80 x 120 cm, digitale print, Courtesy of VZL/Contemporary Art; 4. Ruth Proctor: Performance documentation still, If the Sky Falls, from the show The London Open, Whitechapel, July 2012 Courtesy of Norma Mangione, Turin and Boetzelaer | Nispen en Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art.

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