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Phantom Limb Art Beyond Escher

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Fries Museum
Wilhelminaplein 92
8911 BS Leeuwarden
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General accessibility Scootmobielen, loopfietsen en segways zijn binnen niet toegestaan, wel kun je een rolstoel of rollator lenen. Invalidentoilet aanwezig For blind or partially sighted Begeleider gratis For wheelchair users or poorly injured visitors Als je minder goed ter been bent, kun je een rolstoel of rollator lenen. Scootmobielen, loopfietsen en segways zijn binnen niet toegestaan For deaf or hearing impaired persons Onder- of boventiteling aanwezig For visitors with an assistant dog

Art Beyond Escher

25 January 2018 - 06 January 2019

Blink for a brief moment. Is this right? Or is someone playing you for a fool? In 2018, allow the Frisian Museum to purposely mislead you. Monumental showpieces by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists introduce you to a world where nothing is as it seems.

These contemporary artists follow in the footsteps of M.C. Escher, whose famous prints can also be seen in the museum as of the 28th of April, 2018. Escher insinuated alternatives to daily reality. Although his work may seem logical and realistic at first glance, this notion disappears upon closer inspection: a staircase going neither up or down, a floor that turns out to be a wall. He himself said: "I can’t help myself but to trifle with our irrefutable certainties".

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Art Beyond Escher

25 January 2018 - 06 January 2019

Blink for a brief moment. Is this right? Or is someone playing you for a fool? In 2018, allow the Frisian Museum to purposely mislead you. Monumental showpieces by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists introduce you to a world where nothing is as it seems.

These contemporary artists follow in the footsteps of M.C. Escher, whose famous prints can also be seen in the museum as of the 28th of April, 2018. Escher insinuated alternatives to daily reality. Although his work may seem logical and realistic at first glance, this notion disappears upon closer inspection: a staircase going neither up or down, a floor that turns out to be a wall. He himself said: "I can’t help myself but to trifle with our irrefutable certainties".

A visit to this exhibition is an estranging experience. The works of art play with contrast, light, order, perspective, infinity and space. You are introduced to a world that is seemingly impossible, giving you a sense of disorientation. The Frisian Museum presents a mix of celebrated installations and works not previously seen in the Netherlands, including Michiel Kluiters, Funda Gül Özcan, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Dominique Teufen, Mark Philip van Kempen, Matthijs Munnik and Patrick Corillon.

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When

  • every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until October 28th, 2018from 10:00 to 17:00
  • every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting from October 29th, 2018 until January 6th, 2019from 11:00 to 17:00
  • Opening 26 januari Gesloten op nieuwjaarsdag, eerste kerstdag en Koningsdag.

Prices

  • from €0.00 to €42.50
  • Alle prijzen: www.friesmuseum.nl/bezoekinfo/entreeprijzen/

Attributes

Additional Information Cultural Capital 2018

  • Main language: Dutch, Frisian, English, German
  • Type of event: Exhibition
  • Discipline: Images and installations, Experience, Jazz and world music

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