Visit ‘The Birth of the Art Market’ exhibition in Hamburg with TIAMSA

The Birth of the Art Market.
Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and the artists of the Golden Age

Die Geburt des Kunstmarktes.
Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen und die Künstler des Goldenen Zeitalters

Wednesday, 22. November 2017 

TIAMSA Berlin is offering a one day program to see Hamburg’s Bucerius Kunstforum and the Hamburger Kunsthalle!

Ausstellungsansicht: “Die Geburt des Kunstmarktes”, © Bucerius Kunst Forum, 2017, Foto: Uli Perrey

Program

10.00 am  The Birth of the Art Market. Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and the artists of the Golden Age, exklusiv tour with curator and director Prof. Dr. Franz Wilhelm Kaiser. – The Bucerius Kunst Forum presents the first large-scale exhibition devoted to the birth of the art market in the Golden Age of the Netherlands. Tracing the careers of artists such as Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and many others, the exhibition explores how the transformation of Dutch society during the seventeenth century brought forth a new art market, with artworks tailored to its demands.

12.00 pm lunch and coffee

2.00 pm Hamburger Kunsthalle, conversation with Dr. Andreas Stolzenburg, director of the prints and drawings room, and Dr. David Klemm, curator of Italian Drawings, about the history of collecting and current developments of collecting in the print room. We will particularly consider Georg Ernst Harzen, the 19th century art dealer whose donation provided one of the foundations of the Kunsthalle’s collection. We will also visit the exhibition of Claude Lorrain’s drawings currently on show there.

This is an exclusive event for members, potential members and their guests.
To book your place please write to Veronika Korbei: office@artmarketstudies.org by Nov. 15.

EXH.: The Birth of the Art Market, Bucerius Kunst Forum (Hamburg, 23 Sept, 17 – 7 Jan, 2018)

With The Birth of the Art Market. Rembrandt, Ruisdael and van Goyen and the Artists of the Dutch Golden Age the Bucerius Kunst Forum presents the first large-scale exhibition devoted to the birth of the art market in the Golden Age of the Netherlands. Tracing the careers of artists such as Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and many others, the exhibition explores how the transformation of Dutch society during the seventeenth century brought forth a new art market, with artworks tailored to its demands. Artists, art dealers and their workshops had to keep pace with the evolving market situation, leading to art prices ranging from just a few Dutch guilders to astronomical sums. The Birth of the Art Market: Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and the Artists of the Dutch Golden Age is the first exhibition curated  by Prof. Dr. Franz Wilhelm Kaiser in his new role as artistic director of the Bucerius Kunst Forum.

The exhibition features master works on loan from internationally renowned museums and collections, including the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen; National Portrait Gallery, London; Dresden State Art Collections, Old Masters Picture Gallery; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie; Hamburger Kunsthalle; Bavarian State Painting Collections, Alte Pinakothek; State Museum of Schwerin/ Ludwigslust/ Güstrow; Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister; The Kremer Collection, Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts; SØR Rusche Collection, Oelde/ Berlin; National Museum in Warsaw; Liechtenstein, The Princely Collections, Vaduz/ Vienna; and other museums and private collections.

Please find the press release below and attached to this email. Do not hesitate to contact the Bucerius Kunst Forum’s press department (below) for high resolution press images. The press preview takes place on Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11 a.m. at the Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg, Germany.

Lara Schuh
Head of Press

BKF_Pressrelease_The Birth of the Art Market_En (.pdf, 262 KB)