Venus & Mercury, Huis Marseille , Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 14 March 2020 - 31 May 2020
From June 1st onwards, Huis Marseille - and together with it Venus & Mercury - will be opening its doors to the public. It's a carefull opening, but an opening it is. Following Dutch government Corona measures, reservation of tickets online is mandatory. Huis Marseille has put in place additional house rules to saveguard your health but above all to assure your viewing pleasure. For tickets and more information, visit the Huis Marseille website.
In the spring of 2020 - 8 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.