STOP THE PRESSES! THE SICK SMELL OF SUCCESS OPENS IN MARCH 2018

the sick smell of succes

Movie afficionado’s, collectors and experts Wim Jansen of MOVIE★INK. AMSTERDAM and Michael Helmerhorst of PICTURESEARCH have combined forces and will stake their claims together from March 2018 onwards. Inspired by the sticky atmosphere Amsterdam city center is now famous for, the magical combination of chocolate, cheese and sex, we call our space THE SICK SMELL OF SUCCESS If you can …

MOVING ON BUT DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

Although there’s a teeny-weeny chance I might extend my stay at the Palmdwarsstraat I’m making a move. As chances are slim amyways I had to find at least a place to store the collection and archive. I found something in the center of Amsterdam which makes it possible to do some trade albeit by appointment only. Alas for exhibits I …

FELLE KLEUREN EN GOEDKOPE SYMBOLIEK – LANCERING SCHOKKEND NIEUWS #118 ZATERDAG 13 februari

Ha, een post in Nederlands voor de verandering. Aangezien het alweer honderdenachttiende nummer van SCHOKKEND NIEUWS is gewijd aan posterkunst vindt de feestelijke lancering van het nummer plaats in MOVIE INK. AMSTERDAM. En wel zaterdag 13 februari vanaf 14.00 uur. Na een korte introductie van SN-hoofdredacteur Barend, geef ik een flashpresentatie (kort dus) over de kunst van (met name Italiaans) …

SCHOKKEND NIEUWS LAUNCH SPECIAL POSTER EDITION, PARIS FAIR AND MORE GODFATHERS

The GODFATHERS OF MOVIE ART exhibit, by popular demand gets a refreshed extended run early 2016 with a change of some of the posters. The new refreshed exhibit will run until March 6th, so more time to acquaint yourself with the work of Italy’s greatest designers. However it’s time again as well for the biggest movie poster fair in Europe, …

MEET YOUR FIXER! One day exhibit in BRAKKE GROND Saturday 19th 2015

The organizers of MEET YOUR MAKER asked MOVIE INK. AMSTERDAM to dress the event for the day with a small exhibit. Of course I said yes as there is no space MIA won’t fill with posters given half a chance. It’s gonna be a challenge as I only have two hours and two very unforgiving walls to work with that …

MOVIE POSTER EXHIBITION: GODFATHERS OF MOVIE POSTER ART OPENING NOVEMBER 28th 2015

GODFATHERS OF MOVIE POSTER ART opens this Saturday (November 28th) at 3 PM until 8 PM. The expo will run until JANUARY 3rd (every friday and saturday from 12 to 6 PM). Our latest movie poster exhibition showcases the art of three Italian designers that inspired at least four generations of designers of movie poster art in Italy: ANSELMO BALLESTER, …

B.C.M. in Amsterdam and recent acquisitions

It has taken some time, but it’s on now. MOVIE INK. stages an exhibit dedicated to the Italian poster trinity B.C.M. alias Anselmo Ballester, Alfredo Capitani and Luigi Martinati. From November 28th you can take a closer look at arguably the most dramatic movie poster art made. Details will follow. For the purpose of the exhibit I have acquired a few …

IT’S ABOUT IDENTITY, STUPID! Exhibit from February 27th to April 11th

You have missed yesterday’s event in the ART KITCHEN CULT CLUB’S  fantastic temporary outlet at platform 1 and 2 at Amsterdam RAI train station. It was all a bit quick. In any case you can still see some of the international political posters that MOVIE★INK. AMSTERDAM provided. They are on view for the next two months while the trains whiz by. …

BLOW-UP OF ALL PROPORTIONS – THE OPENING OCTOBER 25TH 2014

  MOVIE INK. AMSTERDAM is happy to announce our next exhibit BLOW-UP OF ALL PROPORTIONS focusing on the artwork for Michelangelo Antonioni’s BLOW-UP and the cultural fashions of its time. The opening will be Saturday, OCTOBER 25th from 4 to 7 PM in the gallery at the Palmdwarsstraat 40, 1015 HV, Amsterdam. BLOW-UP THE MOVIE General opinion of Antonioni’s sixties milestone …

THIS FALL I’M GONNA GET ORGANIZIZED

Yes, it’s done! The dates for our final exhibits this year have been set. As it is 102 years ago Michelangelo Antonioni was born and it’s 48 years ago that BLOWUP was released our next exhibit is BLOW UP OF ALL PROPORTIONS. That makes a grand total of 150 years of remembering. Opening day will be Saturday October 11th, so …

WILD WILD WINTER SALE – THE THIRD COMING

DISCOUNTS ON MOVIE POSTERS, PHOTOS, BOOKS AND MAGAZINES FROM 20% UP TO A 100 % IF YOU USE YOUR HEAD RIGHT Yes it’s that time of the year again to let go of some stuff. From now to the end of January it’s our annual WILD WILD WINTER SALE. You can expect the usual hot drinks and odd snacks and …

WALL FOR SALE! and coming events

Just 2 days left for the exhibit of THE WORLDWIDE CONTEXT OF THE MAGIC CENTRE. Sunday the WALL OF PROTEST is going down. As a NEW YEAR’s special the entire wall (which means all the posters on the wall, not the actual wall) is for sale for 5000 euros. Yes, just 5000 euros for a collection of some of the …

About the Worldwide Context Of The Magic Centre

Born in 1963 I can’t say I’m a sixties child, I haven’t experienced the free love, I wasn’t part of the flower people.  I do however remember as a little boy participating in Vietnam protest marches alternately shouting “Johnson murderer!” and “Nixon murderer!” In a sense I have a connection here with the sixties and the Provo movement as it …

The Worldwide Context of the Magic Centre

From Friday November 29th we have a different exhibit on show, quite different as a matter of fact. MOVIE★INK. AMSTERDAM is joining forces with several other venues for the AMSTERDAM MAGIC CENTRE event organized by De Cult Club focusing on the PROVO-movement. For the event MOVIE★INK. AMSTERDAM and Cine Qua Non provide a few posters for the main venue in the NRC building …

HAMMER TIME! MOVIE INK. is closed this weekend

MOVIE INK. is closed this weekend as I’m off to London for a long weekend, nothing serious just visiting friends. As luck will have it my friends haven’t quite the edge they used to have. This means that after only two nights of drinking they feel the need to be pampered like some delicate diva’s in some spa Saturday afternoon. …

We have a winner!

  Quick post to inform you about the PSYCHOTIC WOMAN contest. The deadline has passed as have our holidays, so we can share the results. There was a fair amount of entries, but next time we like even more. Here are the answers to the question “WHO ARE THE PSYCHOTIC WOMEN IN THE WINDOW?” And the winner is ……… Rene Kaule …

MOVIE INK. is at the Antwerp Convention next Sunday

Hi, Sunday April 28 we are at the Antwerp Convention. It promises to be a great event and we hope to see you there. If you are planning to visit as well, drop us a line if you want us to bring stuff you’re particularly interested in. After the event we will dismantle our current exhibit and prepare for the …

MOVIE INK.’s IMAGINARIUM of PSYCHOTIC WOMEN APRIL 13 – APRIL 27

Our next exhibit parallels the Imagine Filmfestival held this year at the EYE filmmuseum from April 8 to April 17. We zoom in on the theme of the HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN inspired by Kier-La Janesse’s eponymous book. For those who haven’t yet, buy it quickly, it is cheap and interesting and a fantastic guide to watch and re-watch classic and recent shockers, …