Scenes and Smoke: Justin Williams

Born in Australia with Egyptian descent, the cultures seem to fuse in Justin Williams’ paintings: Oranges and snakes, pipes and water pipes, jeans and morning gowns, flowers and fish. Gaugin with an Egyptian touch. Matisse’s paper-cuts in acrylic – iconography and invention.

Gabriel Orozco, Diario de plantas

Une exposition simple, dans le meilleur sens du mot: Gabriel Orozco a peint un journal des plantes. Créations de la création, sans ardeur, ou le besoin d’y ajouter d’autre. Une interprétation modeste, consciente, parfois humoriste, parfois sérieuse ; et tout à fait honnête.

Venice Diaries VII: Ha Chong-Hyun

Venice Diaries, Episode VII: Ha Chong-Hyun’s paintings need not much description; they need to be seen. His works are an expression of doing it differently, of surpassing the basic strands of art history. A study of material as well as of technique.

Venice Diaries IV: Chun Kwang Young: Times Reimagined

Venice Diaries, Episode IV: Painting as sculpture as work in paper. Chung Kwang Young's art works recall prehistoric rocks, extra-terrestrial objects, and dinosaurs, wrapped in a contemporary fashion. Hanji for healing!

Venice Diaries III: Ewa Kuryluk. I, White Kangaroo

Venice Diaries, Episode III: As much as a retrospective, the exhibition 'Ewa Kuryluk. I, White Kangaroo' is an intellectual interrogation, artistic investigation, art historical puzzle piece, and an affirmation to play.

Venice Diaries II: Claire Tabouret: I am spacious, singing flesh

Venice Diaries, Episode II: Devotional images meet contemporary painting, sculpture, film, collage, and Venetian chandeliers. Claire Tabouret's exhibition 'I am spacious, singing flesh' is a must-see for both its art and curation.

Venice Diaries I: Marlene Dumas. open-end

The Venice Diaries present projects around the 59th Venice Biennale 2022. Episode I: Figures like ghosts, painting like drugs: Marlene Dumas’ monographic exhibition 'open-end' at Palazzo Grassi in Venice. An incomplete Review