Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands, is simply a beautiful city to visit. Besides being an incredible place, it is also an important center of the avant-garde art in Northern Europe. The city has also another much older and richer tradition – that of realism. Keeping in with the tradition, Amsterdam organizes Realisme Art Fair every year in the middle of January. This art fair, which will be held in the vast space of the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam from 13th January to 16th January 2011, is the only one of its kind that specializes in contemporary figurative art. The Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is an eye-catching building on the River IJ, which also serves as an impressive event venue. Art enthusiasts from around the world descend to this magnificent city by Business Class Airlines to Amsterdam avoiding a stressful journey and reaching here in comfort.
During this art fair, 30 influential Dutch and Belgian galleries will showcase and sell works by Dutch and international artists, which includes several well-known names and budding new talents. Among other highlights of the fair includes lectures, workshops and an annual award for the top figurative artist. Travelers coming by Cheap Business Class Flights to Amsterdam after getting Business Class Discounts to Amsterdam also get an opportunity to draw and paint in a realistic way. Realisme (Realism) Art Fair dedicated to the figurative art is being organized in Amsterdam once a year since 2003.
Dutch painters were quite popular since Renaissance through the 18th, 19th and 20th century. However, a movement called magic realism contributed with important figurative paintings depicting figurative scenes in fantastic, mysterious scenery in the middle of the 20th century. This long tradition at present is still being continued by several artists and many Amsterdam art galleries such as Galerie Mokum, Jaski Art Gallery, Galerie Petit, Galerie Lieve Hemel, Galerie Rademakers, just to name a few. Amsterdam with cultural and historical heritage draws in millions of tourists every year. Don’t forget to get the best Business Class Deals to Amsterdam and reach by Cheap Business Flights to Amsterdam, and have a thrilling experience.