Selected artworks

Arjan Spannenburg

Artist Arjan Spannenburg

The photography of Arjan Spannenburg (Texel, 1978) is centered around the search for identity and self-expression. In powerful compositions, mostly in black-and-white, Spannenburg portrays people on the threshold of adulthood.

We see adolescents at an uncertain time in their lives, searching for their own individuality. This results in fragile, loving portraits of people lost in their own thoughts. At the same time, the people portrayed seem to have a strong need to communicate with the outside world, in search of support, understanding, and love.

Recent posts

Unique Collaboration with MR. Riegillio: A Joyful Expression of Pride

In 2023, I had the privilege of being part of several special projects and collaborations, but 1 project stood out head and shoulders above the rest: the collaboration with iconic fetish fashion brand, MR. Riegillio. This remarkable project was aimed at celebrating Pride and eventually resulted in impressive prints that could be seen in various places during Pride in Amsterdam.

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Photography and the Army come together in Suriname

As a versatile artist and photographer, I had the privilege of travelling to Suriname three times in 2023, thanks to my work at the Dutch Defence Health Care Organisation. These unique experiences in a country rich in culture and nature, not only enriched me professionally, but also broadened my artistic horizons.

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PAN Amsterdam 2023

I'll be there again this year! My work will again be on display during PAN Amsterdam, to be found in the stand of Zerp Galerie from Rotterdam. Hopefully I'll meet you there and be able to tell you more about my art in person!

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Exposition "Il Potere" in Turin: An in-depth exploration of Power

The city of Turin, located in beautiful Italy, will witness an exciting art event named Il Potere  (The Power) which takes place during the Art Week in Turin during the first week of November. The exhibition Il Potere is organized by Alina Art Foundation in the format of an art tour that starts as a special guest of Paratissima. 

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KunstRai 2023 - Art Amsterdam : A Wide Range of Art

The KunstRai - Art Amsterdam is an annual event that exhibits a wide range of artworks of different styles, media and eras. It offers art lovers and collectors the chance to discover new works and be inspired by the creativity and expressiveness of the participating artists.

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