Art institutions The Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and SCHUNCK collaborate on art acquisitions. As part of this, the two have now acquired three high-quality pigment prints from the Tampan Tulip series by Jennifer Tee.
Jennifer Tee often works with historical objects and symbols that connect different cultures. This also applies to her Tampan Tulip series where she 'draws' patterns with tulip petals. From one of these three prints, the artist also donated the original of tulip petals on paper to the two institutions. The purchase was made possible thanks to a contribution from the Mondriaan Fund. The two prints and the original will be on display in the exhibition From Primeval Beast to Smoking Croissant at the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam from 14 May 2022. On that day, the museum will reopen after a one-and-a-half-year renovation.
Jennifer Tee, Tampan Natural System of Souls, 2019, collectie Stedelijk Museum Schiedam/SCHUNCK
Jennifer Tee (born 1973) studied at the Sandberg Institute and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. Her work has been shown at the Camden Arts Centre (London), the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) and the Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen), among others. Two wall collages entitled Tulips Palepai hang in the hall of the metro station near Amsterdam Central Station. A Palepai is a larger variant of a tampan.
With thanks to Gemeente Schiedam and the Mondriaan Fund