ARTZUID 2017

Abstraction
The fifth edition of the International Sculpture Biennial Amsterdam, ARTZUID 2017, will take place from 19 May – 17 September, 2017. Curator Rudi Fuchs presents 65 abstract sculptures of post war artists on the Apollolaan, Minervalaan, Churchilllaan and the Zuidas business district. ARTZUID 2017 follows the theme year Mondrian to Dutch Design – 100 Years of De Stijl ands shows the influence of the Dutch art movement De Stijl (The Style) on post war Dutch sculpture. The artists are of different generations. This anniversary edition of ARTZUID Fuchs aims to position Dutch abstract sculptors internationally.

Participating Dutch artists: Ad Dekkers; Joost Baljeu, Margot Zanstra; Jan Maaskant; Gust Romijn; Carel Visser; André Volten; Theo Niermeijer; Shinkichi Tajiri; Cornelius Rogge; Auke de Vries; Lon Pennock; Piet Killaars; Ewerdt Hilgemann; Jeroen Henneman; Atelier van Lieshout; Sjoerd Buisman; Piet Tuytel; Ruud Kuijer; Hans van de Bovenkamp; Leo Vroegindeweij; Esther Tielemans; Krijn de Koning; Michael Jacklin; Saskia Noor van Imhoff; David Jablonowski; Paul Goede (performance).

In the Zuidas works of international artists will be on show: Cristóbal Gabarrón; Ryszard Winiarski; Arne Quinze; Robert Indiana; Miquel Barceló.

In the Art Chapel the Japanese artist Eiji Watanabe responds to the Beatrixpark with an art installation of flowers and butterflies.  

 

Photo 1(from left to right).: Joost Baljeu, André Volten, Gust Romijn & Carel Visser
Photo 2: Curator Rudi Fuchs