08 May 2007
the temporary museum Amsterdam
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The art market thrives. The question exceeds the offer and sale prices bang omhoog. sale by auction houses break with the rule half-measure of the bell record, draw always larger (and richer) publicly and the quantity art grants grow annually. Foragers worldwide warm welcome is been called with reisjes, exclusive hotel hotel-overnachtingen, funky parties and privé-ontmoetingen with artists. Grants are dé exclusive travel destinations for becoming true one informally can mix itself with the international jetset. Even modebladen write recencies and communicate in their gossip headings who where it is identified and which art was bought. There is talk of a new value system or of other art? Developments which ask critical reflection.
During grant Art Amsterdam (of 9 till 13 May in the RAI) organise the temporary museum Amsterdam and the counter a number of debates and readings concerning the vulnerable proportion between art and the market.
What kind of impact has the growing interest of investors for beeldende art himself? Who guards its sensitive position?
Is collect lifestyle for the realms for becoming?
Does the role change of museums if the number of foragers and their capacity increases? And how can policy makers can react then (critically)?
Celebrate animated evenings introduced in the counter, with presentations by the international curators of close Connections. T
The temporary museum Amsterdam is a short but powerful symbiosis of prominent art institutions in Amsterdam.
After a successful editie in 2006, the city forms again the plan of the museum, with as museum rooms among others the counter, the urban museum CS, Foam_Fotografiemuseum, SMBA, W139 and smart project Space.
Art Amsterdam are the being correct heart where every visitor gets a free passe-partout that access grant to all ` to rooms of the temporary museum Amsterdam.
Every separate institute makes an extra programme with work of artists from the stable of a galerie on Art Amsterdam, brief installations, rondleidingen and video programmes. The temporary museum Amsterdam is a project of studio Annelys grease possible has been made thanks to a financial contribution of the from Amsterdam fund for art (AFK), foundation art and public space (SKOR), prince Bernard Cultuurfonds and the VSB fund.
See for the complete programme on all locations, and for further information on the context of the temporary museum Amsterdam: www.tijdelijkmuseumamsterdam.nl
Tuesday 8 till Friday 11 May
each day an introducing presentation of close Connections at 19.30