BAD what? Honestly, I never heard about BAD before last week. BAD is a Belgium Art and Design fair in Gent. And a good one. I went to the preview last night, and came home happy. It was so good to see Yves Velter‘s work once again. I love it so much.
Lots of interesting work, like these from Christina Mignolet, and Sven Verhaeghe for example, in the booth of Galerie S&H De Buck.
I also enjoyed the works of Els Vos. Oh well, it’s just to much to mention. You have to go and see for yourself. You can visit BAD2018 untill Sunday 11/02 18.30h. You can find all the info you need on their website.
I discovered the art of Chun Kwang Young at Art Brussels this year. I liked it at lot. So when I learned about his solo expo in Villa Empain, a place I also fancied to visit, it was a no brainer: I had to go. Last week, I finally did.
Exposition Chun Kwang Young
What’s that!? Well, these are tiny triangular packets of hanji. Chun Kwang Young is from South Korea, and hanji is a paper using mulberry bark that has been produced in Korea since the ninth century for packaging, writing, printmaking, insulation, and to hold medicine (thank you exhibition guide ;-).
Damn the man must have a lot of patient, but the result is really beautiful!
I had a really nice long weekend in Paris. The weather was fantastic, so were the exhibitions I visited. New paintings from Georg Baselitz in Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac: fabulous! Shiota in Gallerie Templon: magnificent! Kiefer in Musée Rodin: good. Because images say more then words, the summary of a few days Paris in “a few” ;-) pictures. With some explanation.
Kiefer – Rodin in Musée Rodin
This year, in France, they’re remembering the 100th anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s dead. Therefore there’s a large Rodin exhibition in Le Grand Palais. Musée Rodin themselves, invited Anselm Kiefer to work around “Les cathédrales de France”, a book Rodin has published 100 years ago. Since we’re Kiefer fans, and because Musée Rodin has been on our wish list for a long time, an exhibition not to be missed.
But to be honest, I didn’t like Kiefer’s ‘watercolor books’. Luckily his monumental works were awesome as always.
I had a blast Friday at Art Brussels! I saw a lot of real good artworks, so it was difficult to make a small selection.
Although: I only had my phone with me to take pictures (stupid, stupid, stupid), so a number of photos just failed.
At the bright side: that made this selection more easy :)
One of my favourites
Artist: Pascal Convert
Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
Another artwork I really enjoyed at Art Brussels is this Fallen Angel from Johan Creten
Artist: Johan Creten
Almine Rech Gallery
More work from Johan Creten @ Galerie Transit
This is wow…
Artists: Chun Kwang Young a.o.
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