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Mark Raven Amsterdam Art

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Address: Leidsestraat 42, Amsterdam | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 174 (Behind the Royal Palace), 1017 PC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 330 0800
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Dutch Artist Mark Raven presents his striking modern Amsterdam impressions...

Dutch Artist Mark Raven presents his striking modern Amsterdam impressions from his gallery/shop in the hart of the city behind the Royal Palace and his newly opened shop on the Leidsestraat 42.

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Support Artists instead of mass marketed good

Mark Raven is selling t-shirts, mugs etc that reflect his art. These are not the typical mass produced tourist items. They are high quality items that are priced appropriately... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
Boris D
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Mark Raven is selling t-shirts, mugs etc that reflect his art. These are not the typical mass produced tourist items. They are high quality items that are priced appropriately and reflect the artistic experience of visiting Amsterdam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We read about Mark Raven while doing a Rick Steves walking audio tour of Amsterdam. While in Dam Square I encourage you to stop into his shop. For several reasons we did - the Art work is really sweet. The tshirts for sale are beautiful I bought two. And as a Artist myself I really like the fact that his... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

If you must have a been there T-shirt this is the place, all the prints are done with an artists touch, and good value, definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had read about this online and purposely wanted to see if the t-shirts were unique; was not disappointed. Bought several as gifts and the kids love them! Got a free mug, too, which I use daily.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Unique art gifts, very friendly helpful and knowledgeable shop keeper. T shirts from here wash up perfectly, fabric is good quality and very comfortable. Reasonably priced beautifully presented art pieces. Well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

This place has been here around for decades. Not my cup of tea. It is something my mother or grandma would go to to get t-shirts as gifts.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Mark operates from two locations in central Amsterdam. One near the Royal Palace and the other on Leidsestraat. You can even combine a visit to Mark with a trip to the quirky Otherist store nearby. You are unlikely to purchase original art from Mark however prints, shirts, mugs and other gifts are realistically priced and so much more attractive than... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Nice corner shop with eccentric items one only so and designed by owner,easy to find,stands out well, well trafficked street

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This local artist sketches, does watercolors and prints in limited and unlimited numbers. He is most enterprising putting his popular artwork on mugs, t-shirts and other formats that tourists will purchase for souvenirs and as gifts. In addition, he rotates t-shirts in a bargain bin.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We found some upscale items that we could see anywhere else in the City for the Time we had to shop and the staff very nice and helpful. not at all pushy.

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