Eerste Egelantiersdwarsstraat 1
1015 RW Amsterdam
Donderdag t/m zaterdag
14.00 – 18.00
Temporary Opening Hours
Every Friday and Saturday
14.00 – 18.00 pm
Open by appointment only.
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Suzanne Biederberg Gallery (2003) is located in the heart of Amsterdam in the Jordaan district. We are the longest-running contemporary gallery in the city, founded in 1983 as Biederberg Muller on the Prinsengracht and have been at our current location since 2003. The gallery presents both established and emerging artists from the Netherlands and abroad, working in all media. Our program reflects the changing diversity of the contemporary art world. We have exhibited at numerous international art fairs and collaborated in events such as the Biennale “Le Latitudinal dell’Arte” in Genoa, Italy (2019). We have also worked with institutions outside the art world, such as the European Space Agency in Noordwijk (January 2020). Elsewhere in the Jordaan, on Laurierstraat 53, the gallery established in 2017 a temporary project space, Biederberg|Finders Projects.
Co-curated by Suzanne Biederberg and Maurice van Tellingen
Concept: Maurice van Tellingen
Arjen Baars, Robert Broekhuis, Theun Govers, Arja Hop / Peter Svenson, Dirk Kome, Ine Lamers, Riet van der Linden, Lies Neve, Liesbeth Pallesen, Jelle Slof, Maurice van Tellingen, Charles Vreuls
19 September – 24 October 2020
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With our latest exhibition ‘Double Up’, a project conceived by Maurice van Tellingen, we’ve invited thirteen Dutch artists to reflect on the phenomenon of uniqueness in their artistic production.
In the visual arts, the manifestation of the work of art, object or idea, arises from an inspired moment as a unique phenomenon, sublime in the strictest sense: non-repeatable, while, in other disciplines—theatre, music or dance—repetition is inherently part of the artistic process; indeed, it perfects the work.
To investigate the meaning of “uniqueness” within the visual arts, the artists were asked to perform a work twice—not a mechanical copy, but a work that is made under equal conditions and with the same techniques.
Bringing these ‘doubles’ together demonstrates that repetition cannot take place without change. Existence itself is in a permanent state of flux so nothing is equal to anything. But which change is visible and which is not? What influence will change have on the effect of the art work? Does the viewer actually undergo the same experience when repeatedly viewing the same art work? Does the experience of a work of art change when an almost identical work hangs next to it?
‘Double Up’ therefore offers, in addition to an exquisite collection of ‘unique’ works of art, plenty of room for reflection on this subject.