Must-See Art Guide: Amsterdam

This week's guide features William Eggleston, Enrico Freitag, Banksy, and more.

Enrico Freitag, KONSTRUKTION (2016). Courtesy of Rutger Brandt Gallery.

Come one, come all to the latest edition of Amsterdam’s KunstRAI. As the country’s longest-running contemporary art fair, the event brings an über arty focus to an already arty city with plenty of exhibitions, museum partnerships, and presentations in addition to the normal art fair booths. But you want to stretch your legs, don’t you? Stroll the canals and head over to RADEMAKERS GALLERY for their current eclectic group show, or visit the Moco Museum for their installation of iconic Banksy works in an unlikely, cozy setting. GRIMM Gallery is currently displaying the curious multimedia painting of Matthias Weischer, which serves as an investigation into the depiction of space in the history of art—it’s something to see in person, so don’t miss it. And for photography lovers, any trip to Amsterdam without a stop at the Foam Museum would be incomplete. You still have a chance to catch their exhibition of the master himself William Eggleston, but don’t dawdle, as the show comes down June 7.

Find our complete list of picks below, and happy art hunting.


Exhibition:Enrico Freitag: The pursuit of happiness
June 9–July 8, 2017
Rutger Brandt Gallery, Bethaniënstraat 39, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Goldenboy. Courtesy of RADEMAKERS GALLERY.

May 17–June 18, 2017
RADEMAKERS GALLERY, KNSM-Laan 291, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

William Eggleston, En Route to New Orleans (1971–1974). Courtesy of the Foam Museum.

Exhibition:William Eggleston: Los Alamos
March 17–June 7, 2017
Foam Museum, Keizersgracht 609, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Courtesy of AKINCI Gallery.

Exhibition:Massinissa Selmani, Albrecht Schnider
June 2–July 15, 2017
AKINCI, Lijnbaansgracht 317, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“Banksy: Laugh Now” installation view. Courtesy of Moco Museum.¬

Exhibition:Banksy: Laugh Now
Through August 31, 2017
Moco Museum, Museumplein Amsterdam, Honthorststraat 20, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Katinka Lampe. Courtesy of Galerie Ron Mandos.

Exhibition:Katinka Lampe: In Times of Bigotry
April 29–June 3, 2017
Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Matthias Weischer. Courtesy of GRIMM Gallery.

Exhibition:Matthias Weischer
June 9–July 15, 2017
GRIMM Gallery, Keizersgracht 241, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Christine Sun Kim, LAUTPLAN still (2017). Courtesy of De Appel.

Exhibition:BUSY DAYS with Christine Sun Kim
May 6–August 20, 2017
De Appel, Broedplaats Lely Schipluidenlaan 12, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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