Adam Colton, Blow: 29 November – 28 December 2013
Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Blow by an alumnus of de Ateliers, British sculptor Adam Colton (*1957). It will open during the Amsterdam Art Weekend on Friday November 29 and will run until December 28, 2013. Especially for this occasion a new catalogue will be launched covering almost 25 years of work, with texts by Penelope Curtis, director of Tate Britain in London and Anno Lampe, private collector.
After his last show Cliffhanger at the gallery in 2012 he was invited by the National Glass Museum Leerdam to produce new sculptures in glass. The results will be shown next to newly made cast aluminium sculptures and related drawings …
Günter Tuzina, Das andere Quadrat und Tondo: 19 October – 23 November 2013
Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Das ander Quadrat und Tondo by German artist Günter Tuzina (*1951). The exhibition will open Saturday October 19 and will last until November 23, 2013.
The very refined drawings and paintings by Günter Tuzina show the inheritance of the minimalist idiom of the sixties and seventies. His rectangled drawings in mostly dark blue, red and green colors look like windows. They are cut by expressive horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines. These lines and angles are not quite perfect, which give them an emotional significance. It contrasts sharply with the anonymous, industrial perfection of Minimal Art. Especially for this exhibition he made also some small tondos, round paintings …