Clouseau: Jordy van den Nieuwendijk @ Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam
This morning we got a preview of the new exhibition by Jordy van den Nieuwendijk, Clouseau, opening at Marian Cramer Projects in Amsterdam on November 3, 2023. It's a fun one, a little bit of play with the viewer, to be exact. As visitors explore the gallery’s various rooms, they will encounter intriguing clues meticulously woven into Jordy van den Nieuwendijk’s art. The 17 works include enigmatic elements such as a single shoe, a tipped chair, and the haunting reflection of lipstick in a mirror, all while leaving the enigma of an absent presence.
6:15 AM — Headquarters:
Amsterdam’s art scene stirs as Jordy van den Nieuwendijk reveals a new body of work.
8:10 AM — Crime Scene:
Marian Cramer Projects hosts this mystery ridden affair. Fifteen new works in oil, bearing secrets solely trained eyes can uncover.
10:25 AM — Close Examination:
Beneath the minimalist figurative veneer lies an intricate web of meaning, mirroring Amsterdam’s maze of alleys after dusk.
2:30 PM — Conversations Overheard:
Whispers ripple through the city drawing parallels to classic trench-coat detective ‘whodunnits’. Could the brush be a weapon? Is the canvas an alibi?
4:50 PM — Prime Suspect:
Jordy van den Nieuwendijk remains at the heart of the investigation. Liberated from the choice between abstraction or figuration, he explores subjects through primary color palettes and simplified shape structures.
6:20 PM — Unveiling Narratives:
At dusk, the opening night casts its spell, inviting visitors to unravel the mysteries woven into the fabric of the oil paint on linen.
8:45 PM — Investigation Ongoing:
The exhibition ‘CLOUSEAU’ remains open from November 03 — 30, inviting all to join the case. The canvas holds clues, the brush tells the story, and Marian Cramer Projects has all private eyes peeled.