Art Deco 2.0
Applied Arts 1880 – 1980
14, 15 and 16 February from 11.00 - 18.00 hours
Location: Venduehuis The Hague
After being absent in The Hague for 4 years, the Art Deco fair is back again. This time the Art Deco 2.0 foundation organises the fair not in the Grote Kerk, but in the Venduehuis The Hague. A stone's throw away from the former location.
More than 20 high quality galleries of Art-Nouveau, Art-Deco, Amsterdam School and Nieuwe Kunst will present the most beautiful objects from their collections.
Tickets are available at the box office and via the website. Price: 10 euro.
On every day of the fair there will be a lecture (Dutch spoken), between 11.00 and 12.00 in the Nobel Hall of the Venduehuis (1st floor).
Friday 14 February: Jan de Bruijn (Head Curator of Modern Applied Art and Design Kunstmuseum The Hague). The title of this lecture is: "Art nouveau and the style: escaping or embracing innovation? In this lecture Jan places these two art movements in the 20th century in the historical context during that period.
Saturday 15 February: Frans Leidelmeijer (Expert applied arts 1880-1980). The éminence grise of applied arts will give a very informative lecture on one of the most important movements of applied arts in the Netherlands, namely the Amsterdam School.
Sunday 16 February: Jan de Bruijn will interview Ernst van Alphen about his collection of applied arts. Ernst is an enthusiastic collector and has regularly lent pieces from his collection to museums. The lecture promises to be an interesting dialogue between these two connoisseurs of applied arts in the Netherlands.
Tickets for the lecture plus coffee with something tasty are available via the website. Price 14,00 euro.
It is also possible to order a combined ticket, this also entitles you to admission to the fair. Price: 20 euro.
More information can be found on the website: