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art’otel amsterdam unveils Atelier Van Lieshout as signature artist

Signature Artist for art'otel amsterdam is announced

29 July 2013:  art’otel amsterdam, the first of a new generation of art’otels blending unique architectural style  with art-inspired interiors,has announced its collaboration with forward-thinking, internationally-recognised  artist, Atelier Van Lieshout.  

Atelier Van Lieshout takes its creative vision from owner Joep van Lieshout, striving to break society’s rules  through art; creating objects that balance art, architecture and design.  Ranked as one of the top five most recognised Dutch artists in 2012 by renowned Elsevier Magazine, Atelier Van Lieshout is a true global artist with a renowned customer base including recognised museums and art collectors.

The themes reflect conceptual, social, functional and non-functional elements and visions.  One of Atelier Van Lieshout’s most well-known themes is the Course of Life, of which all 120 pieces of art found within the public areas and bedrooms in art’otel amsterdam take inspiration from.

Boris Ivesha, President and Chief Executive Officer of PPHE Hotel Group commented: “We are delighted to be working with Atelier Van Lieshout.  The forward-thinking style, collections and themes complement the hotel’s artistic, contemporary vision.  At art’otel, art is central to the concept itself and so we are excited to be working with Atelier Van Lieshout and for guests to see the Course of Life theme come to life at art’otel amsterdam.”

Joep van Lieshout added: “The Course of Life theme represents simplicity and the different phases of life.  Art is about interpretation.  I believe that the majority of our lives are spent with family and friends and the theme complements the essence of art’otel, a place to spend time enjoying oneself in an art-inspired surrounding.  Guests will be able to see pieces such as the Fertility Lamp, Skull Chair, Wall Decoration and Woman Bench which perfectly complement the vision and feel of art’otel amsterdam.”

art’otel, owned by PPHE Hotel Group, is famed for its hotels across Germany and Hungary. Each art’otel is a true homage to a signature artist, infusing their art and style into every inch of the hotel. art’otel amsterdam will be the first hotel to open in the Netherlands under the art’otel brand this summer which will be the start of a major repositioning of the brand. art’otel amsterdam boasts 107 contemporary guestrooms offering a choice of Art Rooms and spectacular Masterpiece Suites.