Robbert-Jan Gijzen, Vooruitsig: 17 January – 14 February 2015
Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Vooruitsig by Dutch painter Robbert-Jan Gijzen (*1974, Weert). About ten new paintings will be on show. The exhibition opens Saturday January 17 and will run through February 14.
The paintings by Gijzen are both conceptual and expressionistic. For his all-over compositions he takes texts phrases, which he uses as a kind of graffiti elements, covered in the ritmic pattern of pasty painterly brushstrokes. The texts are derived from pop songs, which are telling us something about the dark side of life. Periods in his oeuvre can be catagorized in colors. After a black period, a yellow one and a red and blue period, Gijzen is now focused on a pink/green contrast …
Oeuvres: 21 February – 21 March 2015
citation from Edouard Levé, Oeuvres, 2002
Oeuvres. On precision, repetition and obsession
Curator: John Snijders
Participating artists: Jill Baroff, Tom Benson, Susan Collis, David Connearn, Károly Keserü, Katie Paterson, Ignacio Uriarte Read more