Venduehuis The Hague auctions art inspired by Vincent van Gogh
in collaboration with Van Gogh AiR Zundert
On Friday evening 21 October 2022, Venduehuis The Hague organises an online charity auction for the ‘artist-in-residence’ (AiR) programme of the Van GoghHuis in Zundert. 48 works will be on offer, created by artists who have worked in the studios of the Van GoghHuis or have had an exhibition there. All profits will go to the artist-in-residence project.
Before the auction, there will be viewing days in Zundert (5 – 9 October) and at Venduehuis The Hague (13 – 17 October, 10 AM – 4 PM).
This auction includes works from young talents and established artists, such as Ruud van Empel, Rainer Fetting, and Vik Muniz. Additionally, the auction offers an art commission for a mural by Artist In The World André Smits and the first Van GoghHuis NFT by Studio KASBOEK.
Click here to view all lots and place your bids.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was born in Zundert. He left the town in 1869 to go and work in his uncle ‘Cent’s art dealership in The Hague, as a clerk. There, at Goupil & Cie at ‘Plaats 14’, he familiarised himself with the important artists of The Hague School and the French artists of Barbizon. When he himself began to paint, he returned to The Hague in 1881 to learn from his cousin Anton Mauve. He painted on the beach of Scheveningen, saw the creation of Panorama Mesdag and explored the city centre with George Hendrik Breitner. He might have visited Venduehuis The Hague as well, since it was founded in 1811.
To nurture this connection with The Hague, Van GoghGalerie Zundert is planning a long-term collaboration with Venduehuis The Hague, by way of a biennial charity auction benefitting the Van Gogh AiR programme. Artists from over the world – both young talents and established artists – are invited to work in Zundert for a period of time, where two guest studios are available.