Chapman Brothers’ Pop-Up Shop in Amsterdam’s Red Light District

artnet news | Hili Perlson:

The Chapman Brothers, together with the Amsterdam-based Galerie Gabriel Rolt, which started representing the artists on February 17, have launched their aptly named pop-up store, Fucking Hell, on February 26, in the heart of the Red Light District.  Amsterdam’s Red Light District is, as the city’s official website mildly puts it, “unlike any other place.” Every night, hordes of tourists—mostly intoxicated and often not accustomed to the concept of legal prostitution—gawk at the offerings in the windows along the city’s canals… Read more 

Image: Jake Chapman (L) inspects artwork created by him and his brother Dinos (R) titledThe Meek Shall Inherit The Earth, But Not The Mineral Rights at The Royal Academy of Art’s Summer Exhibition on June 6, 2007, in London, England.  Photo: Rosie Greenway/Getty Images.

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