Stichting Nederlandse Kunst- en Antiekbeurs
In connection with the recent developments concerning KunstRAI and Art Amsterdam, following is a short summary of the history of this event.
The KunstRAI was founded in 1985 by Wim van Krimpen, who used the Stichting Kunstbeurs to aid this organization. In 1991, Jaap Witzenhausen took over the organization for one year, after which the Stichting Kunstbeurs was placed in the hands of Erik Hermida. In 1994, Stichting Kunstbeurs handed the titel KunstRAI over to the RAI and was deposed of. In 1997, the RAI also took over the title of Art Amsterdam. The name Art Amsterdam was added as a subtitle to KunstRAI.