De Appel arts centre announces Bourgeois Leftovers

De Appel arts centre announces Bourgeois Leftovers an exhibition on view 20 April–16 June, 2013, presenting hirty-two early twentieth-century Dutch genre paintings that have been leftover from the current Van Abbemuseum collection display. Nineteen contemporary artists have been invited to co-produce the presentation of and language around the paintings, setting the stage for dialogue about artistic, financial, and historical value, and the conditions that create surplus.

Johannes FrankenJohannes Franken, Portrait of Eliza, 1939. Oil on canvas. Collection Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Photo: Peter Cox

With paintings by Johanna Bauer-Stumpff, Arnout Colnot, Lucie van Dam van Isselt, Jacob Dooyewaard, Willem Dooyewaard, Edgar Fernhout, Johannes Franken, Jan Goedhart, Herman Heijenbrock, Georg Hering, Jan van Herwijnen, Eduard Karsen, Conrad Kickert, Willem Knip, Ernst Leyden, Sal Meijer, Dirk Nijland, Bart Peizel, Wim van de Plas, Coba Ritsema, Gé Röling, Dio Rovers, Wout Schram, Albert Servaes, William Henry Singer, Jan Sluijters, Walter Vaes, Cornelis Vreedenburgh, Betsy Westendorp-Osieck, and Matthieu Wiegman.

And contributions by Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri, Ruth Buchanan, Jota Castro, Dina Danish, Lydia Davis, Judith Deschamps, Marlene Dumas, Chris Evans, Will Holder, Jugedamos, Alison Knowles, Matthieu Laurette, Gabriel Lester, Daragh Reeves, Barbara Visser, and Timmy van Zoelen.

Curators: Karima Boudou (b. 1987, FR/MA), Kari Cwynar (b. 1985, CA), Angela Jerardi (b. 1979, US), Srajana Kaikini (b. 1986, IN), Florencia Portocarrero (b. 1981, PE), and Alexandra Stock (b. 1982, CH/US)

A reader related to the exhibition will be produced with Mousse Publishing and launched in June 2013.

Please see for information and event dates.

With special thanks to the Van Abbemuseum, the city of Eindhoven, and all Voordekunst contributors.

About de Appel arts centre:
De Appel is an internationally oriented arts centre in the centre of Amsterdam. Since it was founded in 1975 it has served as a leading platform for research and the presentation of contemporary art.

De Appel arts centre
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