Günter Tuzina, New Works: 13 October – 17 November 2018

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition by German artist Günter Tuzina. The exhibition will show new works by him, both paintings and works on paper. The exhibition will open Saturday October 13 and will last until November 17. You can listen to an interview (in German) with Günter Tuzina by Robert van Altena on his work on line.

The very refined relatively small drawings and paintings by Günter Tuzina show the inheritance of the minimalist idiom of the sixties and seventies. His rectangle sized 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.

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Michael Jacklin, Wall, Corner, ...: 8 September – 6 October 2018

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Wall, Corner, ... with new sculptures by Dutch artist Michael Jacklin(*1956). The exhibition opens Saturday September 8 and runs until October 6. You can listen to an interview with Michael Jacklin on his new work by Robert van Altena on line.  

Michael Jacklin, known for his man-sized grid sculptures, made of iron, will exhibit a new series of open iron constructions. A subtle play of lines and intervals occurs when you move around them. Jacklin is one of the rare fundamental working sculptors of his generation. He focuses on the specific qualities of the material as well as on the sculptural principles such as mass, rhythm and gravity. Since 1984 he works exclusively with iron. His preference for this material derives from his fascination for iron constructions in architecture …

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