Krijn de Koning, Verticals and Horizontals: 27 November – 19 December 2015

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Verticals and Horizontals by Dutch artist Krijn de Koning (*1963). It will open during the Amsterdam Art Weekend (26-29 November) on Friday November 27 and it will run until December 19. A series of 4 unique, specially made sculptures will be on view along with some newly made drawings.

Krijn de Koning deals with the question how we experience architectural space. Most of the time Krijn de Koning creates site-specific work that questions the specific characteristics of a given location. More than spatial interventions these works are homogenous structures that can best be defined as sculpture, but also incorporate the qualities of painting and architecture.

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Martina Klein, Volume: 17 October – 21 November 2015

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, entitled Volume, by German artist Martina Klein (*1962). The exhibition opens Saturday October 17 and will run until November 21.

Klein makes large monochrome canvases, which are most of the time not hanging on the wall in an usual way, but stand against the wall or stand free in space, like an object. According to Klein the composition is not made in the painting it self but occurs in the space, within the relation of other paintings. The various monochromes make a choreography of color planes that defines the space and gives it character …

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