Amsterdam Art Gallery Weekend 2020 Editions

Infra-Ordinary: Special Editions during Gallery Weekend

A new initiative by Amsterdam Art is the release of the Special Editions. Each participating gallery presents an extraordinary and affordable limited edition artwork with prices ranging between €300-€500 ex VAT. 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. Infra-ordinary is a way to describe the magic that lies within the banality of everyday life when the main focus is not a big event, but your living room is. 


For some of us, the lockdown had the side effect of a certain renewed attention to the everyday. As public life largely came to a standstill and the radius of action reduced radically, the reflection did not focus on the big events and headlines, but on what is normally overlooked. It's the musings about what happens when very little happens. For example, trivial details can take on enormous proportions. A trip through the room can make for special finds. The French philosopher Georges Perec called this phenomenon 'infra-ordinary'. Neither banal nor extraordinary. It is a form of excessive attention that reveals the accidental miraculous, but also the tragedy of nullity.


“What speaks to us, seemingly, is always the big event, the untoward, the extra-ordinary: the front-page splash, the banner headlines....Behind the event there is a scandal, a fissure, a danger, as if life reveals itself only by way of the spectacular, as if what speaks, what is significant, is always abnormal. [But] how should we take account of, question, describe what happens everyday and recurs everyday: the banal, the quotidian, the obvious, the common, the ordinary, the infra-ordinary, the background noise, the habitual? (209-210)”


― Georges Perec, Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

All editions of the Amsterdam Gallery Weekend can be purchased online via the concerning gallery. Please see the contact information listed on the page of the gallery. 

 

Molly Palmer, Fountain (film still), 2018, Hahnemüle photo paper in Silk Baryta, 45.5 x 25.8cm
Molly Palmer, Fountain (film still), 2018, Hahnemüle photo paper in Silk Baryta, 45.5 x 25.8cm

AKINCI
Fountain (Film Still), 2018
By Molly Palmer (UK, 1984)  
Edition of 8 + 2 Artist Proofs 
Price: €500 excl. VAT 
Size: 45,5 x 25,8 cm 
Lijnbaansgracht 317

 

 

Misha de Ridder, #0110 [high up close by], 2020, fine art print on Hahnemuhle Ultra Smooth, 28,4 x 35,5 cm, edition of 25
Misha de Ridder, #0110 [high up close by], 2020, fine art print on Hahnemuhle Ultra Smooth, 28,4 x 35,5 cm, edition of 25

Albada Jelgersma
#0110 [high up close by]
By Misha de Ridder (NL, 1971)
Edition of 25 
Price: €545 incl. VAT & incl. frame | €400 excl. frame 
Size: 28,4 x 35,5 cm
Lijnbaansgracht 318


 

Emmeline de Mooij, Guest Towel, 2020, 60 x 110 cm,
Emmeline de Mooij, Guest Towel, 2020, 60 x 110 cm,

andriesse∼eyck galerie
Guest Towel
By Emmeline de Mooij (NL, 1978) 
Edition of 25
Price: €200 incl. VAT
Size: 60 x 110 cm
Leliegracht 47

 

David Maljkovic, Untitled , Printed aluminium foil 96x22 cm, Courtesy Annet Gelink Gallery
David Maljkovic, Untitled , Printed aluminium foil 96x22 cm, Courtesy Annet Gelink Gallery

Annet Gelink Gallery
The Evening Edition
By David Maljkovic (HR, 1973)
Edition of 20 + 10 Artist Proofs
Price: €695 
Size: 39,5 x 95 cm
Laurierstraat 187-189

Maria Pask, Numen, the little tired hummingbird, 2020, silk print/silk scarf, 90 x 90 cm
Maria Pask, Numen, the little tired hummingbird, 2020, silk print/silk scarf, 90 x 90 cm

Ellen de Bruijne Projects
Numen, the Little Tired Hummingbird
By Maria Pask (UK, 1969)
Edition of 25 
Price: €350 incl. VAT 
Size: 90 x 90 cm
Singel 372

Margriet Craens, Bar No. 5, Courtesy of Rafael Philippen
Margriet Craens, Bar No. 5, Courtesy of Rafael Philippen

Galerie Bart
Bottle No. 21 
By Margriet Craens (NL, 1988)
Edition of 25 
Price: €500 incl. VAT
Size: height 30 cm, diameter big bottle 7 cm (little bottle +/- 4 cm), width 14 - 18 cm 
Elandsgracht 16

Laurence Aëgerter , Digitalis ambigua i.a., Normandy France, From the series ‘Healing Plants for Hurt Landscapes’, 2015 Ultrachrome print 24,5 x 20  cm
Laurence Aëgerter , Digitalis ambigua i.a., Normandy France, From the series ‘Healing Plants for Hurt Landscapes’, 2015 Ultrachrome print 24,5 x 20 cm

Galerie Caroline O'Breen
Healing Plants for Hurt Landscapes -Digitalis ambigua i.a. – Normandy, France + Book
By Laurence Aëgerter (FR, 1972)
Edition of 30 (print), edition of 1.000 (book)
Price: print and book: €275 including VAT
Size: 24,5 x 20 cm
Hazenstraat 54

 

 

 

Job Koelewijn, Higher Contradictions, 2020 24 x 19 x 9.5 Lasercut, acrylic on Kellogg’s box
Job Koelewijn, Higher Contradictions, 2020 24 x 19 x 9.5 Lasercut, acrylic on Kellogg’s box

Galerie Fons Welters
Higher Contradictions
By Job Koelewijn (NL, 1962) 
Editon of 49 
Price: €200 excl. VAT
Size: 24 x 19 x 9.5 cm
Bloemstraat 140

Emma Talbot We can’t go back, 2020 Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet 21 x 29,5 cm
Emma Talbot We can’t go back, 2020 Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet 21 x 29,5 cm
Emma Talbot Out walking, 2020 Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet 27 x 39,5 cm
Emma Talbot Out walking, 2020 Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet 27 x 39,5 cm

Galerie Onrust
We can't go back
By Emma Talbot (NL, 1969)
Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet
Edition of 25
Price: €250 incl. VAT 
Size: 21 x 29,5 cm

Out walking, 2020
By Emma Talbot (NL, 1969)
Piezography on Hahnemuhle White Velvet
Edition 25 
Price € 300 incl. VAT
Size: 27 x 39,5 cm
Planciusstraat 7

Sebastiaan Bremer, I've been holding my breath for a long time now #6, Acrylic and inks on digital pigment print, 40,5 x 61 cm, 2020
Sebastiaan Bremer, I've been holding my breath for a long time now #6, Acrylic and inks on digital pigment print, 40,5 x 61 cm, 2020

Galerie Ron Mandos
I've Been Holding My Breath For a Long Time Now #6, 2020  
By Sebastiaan Bremer (NL, 1970) 
Edition of 25 
Price: 500 excl. VAT
Size: 20,3 x 29,7 cm 
Prinsengracht 282

 

Koen Doodeman, Zouave (after Van Gogh), 2020 Een serie van 8 + 2 AP originele gouaches op papier 42 x 59,4 cm
Koen Doodeman, Zouave (after Van Gogh), 2020 Een serie van 8 + 2 AP originele gouaches op papier 42 x 59,4 cm

Gerhard Hofland
Zouave (after Van Gogh), 2020
By Koen Doodeman (NL, 1987) 
Edition of 8 + 2 Artist Proofs 
Price: €500 excl. VAT & frame  
Size: 42 x 59,4 cm
Bilderdijkstraat 165 C 

Joran van Soest, They had the world, carrying it around their shoulders (2020), collage printed on aluminum, 420 cm x 297 cm.
Joran van Soest, They had the world, carrying it around their shoulders (2020), collage printed on aluminum, 420 cm x 297 cm.

GoMulan
They Had the World, Carrying It Around Their Shoulders, 2020
By Joran van Soest (NL, 1994) 
Edition of 10 + 2 Artist Prints
Price: €400 incl. VAT
Size: 42cm x 30cm
Van Ostadestraat 43

Charles Avery, Untitled (jar of fruit), Litograph, Courtesy of GRIMM
Charles Avery, Untitled (jar of fruit), Litograph, Courtesy of GRIMM

GRIMM
Untitled (jar of fruit)
By Charles Avery (UK, 1973)
Edition of 100
Price: £600 excluding 9% VAT and frame
Size: 83,7 x 57,1 cm  
Van Baerlestraat 80

Rini Hurkmans, A Reconsideration of the Gesture, 2020
Rini Hurkmans, A Reconsideration of the Gesture, 2020

Lumen Travo Gallery
A Reconsideration of the Gesture
By Rini Hurkmans (NL, 1954) 
Edition of 10 + 2 Artist Proofs 
Price: €450 excl. VAT
Size: 50 x 28 cm
Lijnbaansgracht 314

XiaoxiaoXu, Ya Mei no.1, Courtesy of MultipleMadé
XiaoxiaoXu, Ya Mei no.1, Courtesy of MultipleMadé

MultipleMadé
Ya Mei no.1, from the series: Love Doll
By Xiaoxiao Xu (CN, 1984)
Edition of 15 
Price: €500 incl. VAT
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Prinsengracht 615 H

 

Krijn de Koning, zeefdruk, Courtesy of Slewe
Krijn de Koning, zeefdruk, Courtesy of Slewe

Slewe
Untitled, 2001
By Krijn de Koning (NL, 1963)
Edition of 25 
Price: €500 excl. frame
Size: 57 x 76 cm
Kerkstraat 105 A

 

 

Penny Siopis, Your history with me, 2020, C-print, 30 x 40 cm. Courtesy of Stevenson Amsterdam
Penny Siopis, Your history with me, 2020, C-print, 30 x 40 cm. Courtesy of Stevenson Amsterdam

Stevenson
Your history with me 
By Penny Siopis (SA, 1953)
Edition of 50 + 5 Artist Proofs 
Price: €350 including frame, plus 9% VAT, €300 excluding frame
Size: 30 x 40 cm 
Prinsengracht 371 B

Wolfgang Messing, Overture, Oil on canvas, 2020 40 x 30 cm from the project FAKE
Wolfgang Messing, Overture, Oil on canvas, 2020 40 x 30 cm from the project FAKE

Stigter van Doesburg
Overture 
By Wolfgang Messing (NL, 1972)
Edition of 1 + 2 Artist Proofs 
Price: €500 incl. VAT 
Size: 40 x 30 cm 
Elandsstraat 90

 

 

Fernando Sánchez Castillo, Liberty for All
Fernando Sánchez Castillo, Liberty for All

tegenboschvanvreden
Liberty for All
By Fernando Sánchez Castillo (ES, 1970)
Edition of 100 
Price: €395 incl. VAT
Size: 40 x 12,5 x 9,5 cm
Bloemgracht 57

André de Jong, Tree Study, C-Print, 2020
André de Jong, Tree Study, C-Print, 2020

The Merchant House
Tree Study
Dry print, 2020, on Hahnemühle Photorag (308 g)
By André de Jong (NL, 1945)
Edition of 25 
Price: €300 excl. VAT
Size: 24 x 18 cm
Herengracht 254

 

Popel Coumou: Paper and Light, 2019, Popel Coumou, Courtesy of TORCH
Popel Coumou: Paper and Light, 2019, Popel Coumou, Courtesy of TORCH

TORCH
Limited Edition Book + Print 
By Popel Coumou (NL, 1978)
Edition of 25  
Price: €125 incl. VAT, excl. frame 
Size: 23 x 15 cm
Lauriergracht 94

Marc Bijl, Burnt by the sun (after Malevich), 2013. Silkscreen, 50 x 50 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Upstream Gallery Amsterdam.
Marc Bijl, Burnt by the sun (after Malevich), 2013. Silkscreen, 50 x 50 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Upstream Gallery Amsterdam.

Upstream Gallery
Burnt by the Sun (After Malevich)
By Marc Bijl (NL, 1970)
Price: €350 incl. VAT, €500,- incl. frame 
Edition of 40 
Size: 50 x 50 cm
Kloveniersburgwal 95