Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend 2020
Opening hours of the gallery during Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend 2020:
Wednesday 25 November, 12 – 6 pm
Thursday 26 November, 2 – 8 pm (2 – 5 VIP only)
Friday 27 November, 12 – 6 pm
Saturday 28 November, 12 – 6 pm
Sunday 29 November, 12 – 5 pm
Amsterdam Art is launching its very first Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend, a weekend of contemporary art with Amsterdam galleries as its main focus — with a high-quality curated program that includes exhibitions, editions, and an online program of talks, tours, and performances.
Galerie Caroline O’Breen is a part of Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend 2020 with the exhibition of Laurence Aëgerter – La main et l’oeil
For the exhibition La main et l’oeil, Laurence Aëgerter presents her latest project Louvre Plage (2020) for the first time, in addition to the complete series of the already known Compositions synesthétiques (2016-2020).
Both series are based on masterpieces — sculpture, painting, and engraving — from ancient times up to the 16th century. Aëgerter’s fascination with the original artworks drives her to further engage with the works by adding a play of lines and objects. In these series, each image is a product of a continued search of seemingly endless possibilities, where every millimeter reveals itself as a surprising turn in the hunt for a form of naturalness.
Louvre Plage is a series of images that on the one hand demystify the iconic masterpieces and on the other hand transform the everyday into a wonder. Compositions synesthétiques is a subjective reinterpretation of the engravings by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) in a game between intuition and reason. The compositions, printed in the true format of the originals, are meticulously screen printed with colorful and tangible lines in gravel, braille, and rubber.
During the Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend, two special events will be held: a conversation between Huigen Leeflang, the curator print department of the Rijksmuseum and Laurence Aëgerter — on Saturday at 4 pm, and an artist talk by Laurence — on Sunday at 3 pm. Reservation is obligatory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new initiative by Amsterdam Art is the release of the Special Editions
The artworks are on show in every gallery and together they form an exhibition throughout the city. Artists were inspired by the overarching theme: Infra-Ordinary, which describes the phenomenon when the banality of everyday life suddenly gets a special meaning. Galerie Caroline O’Breen presents:
Healing Plants for Hurt Landscapes – Digitalis ambigua i.a. – Normandy, France
Print + book
By Laurence Aëgerter (FR, 1972)
Edition of 30 (print), edition of 1.000 (book)
Price print & book: €275 (including VAT)
Size: 24,5 x 20 cm
More about Amsterdam Art Gallery weekend read here.