Century ’87, 1987 each 16,2 x 82,4 cm
6 streamers, screenprint, limited edition:
‘Daan van Golden in de Hortus’
‘Nam June Paik in het Postkantoor’
‘Scholte en Dokoupil op de Wallen’
‘Pieter Laurens Mol op Solder’
‘Clemente in de Kelder’
‘Titus Nolte in de Oude Manhuispoort’
* In 1987 Sjarel Ex initiated Century ’87 together with Els Hoek and Nicolette Gast on behalf of Amsterdam Cultural Capital. It was an exhibition in the Amsterdam city centre featuring installations from 30 contemporary Dutch and foreign artists including Nam June Paik, Barry Flanagan, James Lee Byars, Boltanski, Sarkis, Daan van Golden, Rene Daniels and Marlene Dumas. The graphic design group Wild Plakken distributed the black and white streamers all over town in order to draw attention to the project. Very fine copies. Rare.
RENÉ DANIELS, De donkere kamer, 1986
ca 21 x 30 cm
published by Code magazine, Amsterdam
€ 750,- plus € 24,- Track & Trace registered EU mail
Galerie The Living Room in Amsterdam published Code, a magazine founded by artists of the gallery. Since 1987 each issue was ca twice a year published in 450 copies. To each magazine a signed screen print was added; folded as insert. Participating artists Jiri Dokoupil, Peter Schuyff, Günther Förg, Rob Scholte, a.o. Several prints that were never used as an insert are unfolded and are rare.
Code is an artist’s magazine initiated by artist Martin van Vreden and published between 1983 – 1989 during which ten issues were produced. The first eight issues contained a screen print in an edition of 250 copies of artists like Rob Scholte, Frank van den Broeck, René Daniels, Peter Schuyff and Jiri Georg Dokoupil. Many artists including Martin van Vreden that published in the magazine were closely attached to The Living Room at hat imd an influential and ambitious gallery in Amsterdam introducing successfully Dutch artists like Rob Scholte, Henk Visch and Fortuyn/O’Brien.
History of prices:
BVA Auctions, Amersfoort, Netherlands 19 December 2022 € 640,- (hammer price)
Kunstgalerij De Vuyst, Lokeren, Belgium 2 March 2019 € 550,- (hammer price)
Venduehuis der Notarissen, The Hague, Netherlands 19 April 2018 € 500,- (hammer price)
Adams Amsterdam Auctions, Amsterdam 4 December 2018 € 240,- (hammer price)
Jetske-Van Vliet, Berlin, Germany 3 July 2010 € 600,- (hammer price)