Gazing into Sphere is a site-specific installation by the artist Kimsooja. It recontextualizes the architecture of a former gin distillery and invites visitors to a new spatial experience. Spanning the entire ground surface of the Escher Gallery is a mirror that unfolds and expands the interior void, rendering the architectural envelop as the work itself, within which the audience is embraced. Th...
Raimund Girke - Dominanz des Lichts
Axel Vervoordt Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition of Raimund Girke (1930 - 2002, Germany), Dominanz des Lichts. This show highlights the final decade of Girke’s oeuvre by focussing on key paintings that are characteristic of the artist’s work between 1989 and 2000.
Opening Saturday 20.01 2pm-7pm at Axel Vervoordt Gallery Kanaal.
Happy New Year! We're back and ready for a year full of fairs, for in 2018 we'll be at PAD both in Paris and London and at Masterpiece. The gallery is open again as usual so do drop in to visit. In the meantime here are a couple of beautiful lights to dispel the January gloom.
Artist focus: Giuseppe Minoretti
Born in 1938 in Crevenna D’Erba near Como, Minoretti studied painting and sculpture between 1950 and 1960 in Como and Milan. In the late 1960s he began experimenting with kinetic sculpture, fascinated by the relationship between line and movement. His first solo show was held at the Il Giorno Gallery in Milan in 1970. From 1985 until 1990 he participated at the ...
It may be December and therefore party season, but we are staying focused and have all sorts of exciting new arrivals on show at the gallery such as this beautiful mirror by Cristal Art, Italy 1950s. Not to forgot the oh so chic desk by Raymond Cohen, France 1973 or desk lamp by Stilnovo.
Sneak preview of the Grand Opening tomorrow evening, Saburo Murakami retrospective in a new gallery space. It's a comprehensive solo exhibition by Saburo Murakami (1925-1996), Japanese painter and pioneer of performance art. The exhibition brings together a large selection of important paintings from the 1950s through the end of the 1960s., featuring works from the artist’s estate alongside ge...
Join us for the opening tomorrow at Axel Vervoordt Gallery Kanaal, A solo exhibition by Lucia Bru called "Rien ne change de forme comme les nuages, si ce n'est les rochers". The exhibition opens at 2pm, in the new Escher space.
"Like Japanese gardeners who 'borrow the landscape', Lucia Bru borrows the places in which she works, without constraining them or plying them to her arrangements. They a...
Our latest publication was presented in Hong Kong earlier today:
Masatoshi Masanobu. This monograph is published on the occasion of Masatoshi Masanobu’s solo exhibitions at Axel Vervoordt Gallery in Antwerp and Hong Kong in 2017. It includes many historical images and unpublished biographical materials, found in the artist’s personal archives. The publication gives an overview of Masanobu’...
To close the successful photo exhibition of Christian Clauwers about the North and South Pole, we welcome you to our finissage on November 25th.
This photo exhibition shows exclusive images inside the Global Seed Vault on Svalbard, the most important room of our planet with more then 1.000.000 crop seeds, stored safely deep inside an Arctic mountain, to preserve the food production and consump...
Art Düsseldorf is open until Sunday, November 19th. Come meet us at our booth G08. Artists included in our presentation: Otto Boll, Lucia Bru, Markus Brunetti, Gotthard Graubner, Ann-Veronica Janssens, Michel Mouffe, Renato Nicolodi, Jaromír Novotný, Marco Tirelli and Angel Vergara.
Our take on baubles: a selection of enamelled door handles by Paulo de Poli. Gorgeous to hold, eminently collectable and most definitely not to be confined to the festive season! Click on the link to see the other shapes we have: http://www.88-gallery.com/objectdetails/770793/17602/enamelled-door-handles
We're all for a good cause, and thrilled to see how Patrik Lonn has used pieces from our gallery in his beautiful room design for Holiday House London. The event's in aid of Breast Cancer Research. Check it out here http://theholidayhouselondon.com and don't miss Patrik Lonn's video of his room on instagram @patriklonndesign
Only once a year the door opens. New delivery for the Ark of Seeds! Genetical copies meant to last for hundreds of generations to guarantee our food production and consumption. Eat conscious, be aware of the future!
Be there! October 12th, 7pm at Zeberg, Vleminckstraat 3, 2000 Antwerp.
© Christian Clauwers
#seedvault #svalbard #spitsbergen #norway #food #crop #norgenorway #noah #cropdiver...
Axel Vervoordt Gallery is pleased to announce El Anatsui’s exhibition titled, Proximately, consisting of seven new works. Proximately continues the artist’s exploration into the diverse language of his chosen materials. Anatsui uses aluminium bottle caps and the labels of liquor bottles that are stitched together with copper wire to create sculptural installations often mounted to the wall li...
There is a crack in everything...that's how the light gets in... (R.I.P. Leonard Cohen)
Want to see fifty shades of blue? Visit us during the upcoming photo exhibition about the Arctic and the Antarctic, from Christian Clauwers on Thursday 12th of October @ ZEBERG
Frieze Academy presents a full day conference taking place in London and coinciding with Frieze London & Frieze Masters. Leading architects will join museum directors, gallerists and artists to discuss major international projects and the role of architecture in shaping the cultural landscape.
Axel Vervoordt and Johann König scheduled talk at the Art & Architecture Conference is on 6 O...
Behind this most secluded and coldest door of the world, deep inside the Global Seed Vault on Svalbard (Spitsbergen), lies the biggest collection of crop seeds of our planet. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is the ultimate security storage, with the purpose of safeguarding genetic resources for future food (re)production.
Are you curious for how it looks like behind this frozen gate? Come and exp...
Installation at PAD is underway, and after a week of maquette-making the stand is taking shape to scale! Here's the promised sneak preview of couple of pieces we'll be showing. A stunning chair by Franco Albini and a magnificent 'Remus' mirror by Hubert Le Gall... See you there!
Axel Vervoordt Gallery and Angel Vergara are pleased to invite you to the final performance for the exhibition ‘Straatman: Acts & Paintings’.
The performance is scheduled on
September 30th at 4pm.
Performance by Angel Vergara,
French texts by Valère Novarina cited by Joel Benzakin.
The exhibition is open till 7.10.2017
Save the date for PAD! We've got all sorts of exciting new pieces to show. Sneak preview to follow!
Join us for our photo exhibition from October 12th until November 25th, showing exclusive footage of the inside of the Global Seed Vault on Svalbard (Spitsbergen), as well as the vast wilderness on the bottom of our planet: Antarctica.
CHRISTIAN CLAUWERS, "GATES OF THE (ANT)ARCTIC"
OPENING: Thursday 12th of October 2017, 19:00 – 22:00
The exhibition will be introduced by Prof. em. dr. ...
Tsuyoshi Maekawa opening today at 7pm at Axel Vervoordt Gallery Hong Kong. This exhibition features works from the late 1970s, which represent the significant shift from the artist’s vigorous colour-based work to delicate fabric-based expressions. The 1970s can be seen as a preparatory period in which he discovered a new style and unique ways to explore pictorial spaces in painting.
more info o...
We hope you've had a lovely summer. We have news: a brand new website! The address is the same so take a look at www.88-gallery.com.
Now the days are shortening it's the perfect time to focus on interiors - particularly lighting, so here are a couple of inspiring models by the master of design Angelo Lelii.
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3.9.2017 - 7.10.2017
“ … I mainly wanted to create some kind of mobile studio, to live inside of the canvas, to be the theme, the act, and the canvas. I was thinking about Velasquez' Las Meniñas or Courbet’s Atelier.”
Axel Vervoordt Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Angel Vergara in which the artist continues his exploration into the power of th...
Twaalfmaandenstraat 1, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
3.9.2017 – 7.10.2017
Opening 3.9.2017 - 11am
Performance 3.9.2017 - noon
Axel Vervoordt Gallery Kanaal
R.S.V.P. to email@example.com before 29.8.2017.
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Performances in collaboration with Inspiratum.
Straatman first appeared in front of the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 1988. Ever since...
It's nearly August when the gallery will be closing for a summer break, so we look forward to catching up in September! In the meantime, here's a light that capture's the spirit of the holidays!
Table lamp attributed to Stilnovo with lacquered shades, brass stems and a marble base. Italy, 1950s.
It's the season of garden parties and cocktails on the beach, but as half the fun's in the preparation, here are a couple of pieces to jazz up any dressing room. Valet by Ico Parisi in dark stained beech. Produced by Fratelli Reguitti. Italy, 1950s. H: 150 cm. Italian mirror, c 1955. H: 200 cm W: 60 cm.
Starting today, we begin an annual two-week summer holiday period for our staff. Our Galleries will reopen on 2 August. We wish you a relaxing summer season, full of beauty and inspiration.
Starting today, we begin an annual two-week summer holiday period for our staff. Our offices will reopen on 31 July. We wish you a relaxing summer season, full of beauty and inspiration.