Venus & Mercury, Huis Marseille , Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 March 2020 - 31 May 2020
In the spring of 2020 - eight years after her highly acclaimed exhibition In and Out of Fashion - Viviane Sassen returns to Huis Marseille with the monumental exhibition Venus & Mercury. This exhibition originated in Versailles where Sassen created new work, inspired by various histories around the French court in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Especially for Huis Marseille, Sassen made a number of installations that refer to its canal houses in relation to the history of Amsterdam in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
The tears of Eros, Centraal Museum Utecht , Utrecht, Netherlands, 15 February 2020 - 24 May 2020
Discover the contemporary in surrealism in The tears of Eros: Moesman, Surrealism and the Sexes. Johannes Moesman (1909-1988) was the only Dutch artist to be formally ranked among the surrealists. This exhibition contextualizes his oeuvre with that of his famous international peers, including Salvador Dalí, René Magritte and Max Ernst.