International. Contemporary. Art.
Issued: 16 November 2012
By: Joelle Dinnage
For immediate release.
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ART EVENT WITH WORLDS BEST ARTISTS COMING FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE TO AMSTERDAM FOR THIS UNIQUE ONE-DAY EVENT AT DE OUDE KERK!
The Worlds finest Artists & Galleries are coming together from all over the globe to Amsterdam for this one-day event! Artists from as far as Japan, US, UK, China, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, and even from Australia will be coming to Amsterdam on 1st December this year for The ‘Amsterdam Showcase’ exclusive art event. They will be exhibiting their work at de Oude Kerk, giving the Dutch art-loving audience the opportunity to buy art directly from the worlds finest artists.
Amsterdam Showcase international art event at de Oude Kerk is on Saturday 1st December 2012, announced as the world’s top emerging art event, presents a unique opportunity to buy contemporary art directly from the artist. Over 200 artists will be flying into Amsterdam from all over the world to exhibit with Amsterdam Showcase, organised by The Global Art Agency.
Bringing art enthusiasts together from around the globe at one of Europe’s greatest monument ‘de Oude Kerk’ (1300), Amsterdam’s oldest church. The church (also known as the living room of Amsterdam) is in the centre of the Dutch capital, and is a piece of art in itself.
De Oude Kerk will open their doors on Saturday 1st December at 10.00am (free entry). Expect a fine selection of Contemporary Art, paintings, photography art, illustrations, printmaking and also sculptures. There will also be live-painting by the well-known Dutch artist Henk Veen, who has just won ‘De Hein Roethof Award’ for his recent art project. Henk who is also invited for the second time running to exhibit at the Louvre, Paris later this year will have work for sale and will also be showcasing his ‘Art Car’.
At 18.00pm the red carpet will be out to welcome VIP guests and ticket holders for the Private View and Champagne Reception, giving them the opportunity to look for that special art piece whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly and socialising with other like-minded art collectors and enthusiasts. At 19.30pm the Global Art Awards ceremony will be starting off with Lomography and Schiphol Privium announcing VIP guest and Art Collector Award winners, followed by famous Dutch Sculptor and Art Ambassador Ruurd Hallema announcing Best Global Artist of the year 2012 and Amsterdam Showcase Best Artist!
MUST-SEE’s at Amsterdam Showcase:
Award-winning artist Ellen Stapleton, will be travelling all the way from Australia to exhibit her famous street- & tattoo art inspired work. Ellen’s art is known to be contemporary, urban with traditional Eastern imagery that draws a fine line between Contemporary and Traditional.
Well-known Dutch Artist Joseph Klibansky will be exhibiting at Amsterdam Showcase with Rize Gallery, showcasing the famous golden Pinocchio art sculpture “Reflections of Truth” which recently was published on the cover of Collect Art Magazine.
Highly acclaimed London-based artist Lauren Jay Wondra, 2012 Escapist international art contest winner and new representative of the Escapist art movement, she’s currently producing some of the most pivotal paintings in her art career to-date. Her work flaunts the cubist form of Pablo Picasso with bold and vivacious colours.
Galleries at Amsterdam Showcase:
Antonio Russo Gallery | UK
Art Space Switzerland | Switzerland
Amstel Art Gallery | UK
Femke van Gemert | Netherlands
The Funky Art Gallery | UK
GAA Gallery | UK & Spain
Kir Royal Gallery | Valencia
Pantocrator Gallery | Barcelona, Berlin, Shanghai
Rize Gallery | Netherlands
Stephan Konings | Netherlands
View all other exhibitors online at www.amsterdamshowcase.com where you can also already download a copy of the Amsterdam Showcase catalogue, and also to buy VIP Tickets for the Champagne Reception and Private View. (Limited Availability)
Global Art Agency welcome you at Amsterdam Showcase 2012, 1st December de Oude Kerk.