Tilman: Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1, with guest artist Greet Billet

Installation view of Tilman: Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1, with guest artist Greet Billet, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

January 11 - February 9, 2013

MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Tilman: Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1. This is the NYC- and Vallebona, Italy-based artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery and it will feature the first installment of his new transitory, environmental sculpture entitled Radio Vallebona.

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Und 6: International, Schwartz Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Billy Gruner, Punk Painting – Sound Installation, 2010 October 15 – November 7, 2010 Curated by Billy Gruner of SNO in Sydney, Jan van der Ploeg of PS in Amsterdam and Tilman of CCNOA in Brussels. UND 6 – INTERCONTINENTAL is a group show of international artists exhibiting at Schwartz Gallery working within what could broadly be described as non-objective contemporary art. Organised by artists-curators Tilman, Jan Van der Ploeg and Billy Gruner, it is […]

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Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM

Installation view of Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

September 18 – October 16, 2010

MINUS SPACE is very excited to announce the solo exhibition Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM. This is the Amsterdam-based artist’s second exhibition with the gallery and it will feature a site-specific painting installation.

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le beau le bien le vrai, Non-Objectif Sud, La Barraliere, Chemin de Visan, Tulette, France


Installation view July 11 – September 12, 2010 Non-Objectif Sud (NOS) is pleased to present its fifth exhibition and residency program with le beau le bien le vrai, an exhibition curated and organized by Tilman and Petra Bungert of CCNOA (Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Brussels, Belgium). Participating Artists: Massimiliano Baldassarri (IT/CH) Francisco da Mata (PT/CH) Camila Oliveira Fairclough (BR/UK) Sacha Goerg (CH/BE) Alexandra Guillot (FR) Colombe Marcasiano (FR) Guillaume Millet (FR) Roland Orépük (CH) […]

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30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP)

Clemens Hollerer, 30/30 (in the city series), 2010, Enamel on wood

June 26 - July 31, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the first installment of the Brussels, Belgium-based Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art's (CCNOA) most recent initiative 30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP).

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Terry Haggerty: Angle of Response, Kuttner Siebert Galerie, Berlin, Germany


May 1 – June 5, 2010 Terry Haggerty has in recent years become known to a wide audience, due to numerous exhibitions and his spectacular wall installations, most recently at the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium, CCNOA in Brussels, or Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. In what is now his third individual show at Kuttner Siebert Galerie, Terry Hagerty shows his newest works, which represent the logical development of what has always characterized his painting. The […]

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Dan Walsh: Days And Nights, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY


Dan Walsh, Days and Nights – Nights, 2010 Acrylic on canvas February 19 – March 27, 2010 “Days and Nights,” an exhibition of new paintings by Dan Walsh, will open at the Paula Cooper Gallery (521 West 21st Street) on Friday, February 19, and remain on view through March 27, 2010. Walsh is known for paintings that employ linear geometry while at the same time subverting it with irregularly drawn shapes, inconstant lines and a […]

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With Your Eyes Only, Kunstverein Medienturm, Austria


Greet Billet, 1/256 – 256/256, 256 different kinds of black in a movie, 2009 Grey color on wall, video projection WITH YOUR EYES ONLY is an experimental project, which analyses the elements of perception in a collage of artistic interventions and objects. Within the frame of reductive art, levels of perception and the mechanisms of observation are questioned in a multidisciplinary, playful approach. Starting point are the phenomenological conditions of the artistic production like color, […]

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Julian Dashper, Daniel Göttin, Tilman & Jan van der Ploeg in Composite Visions, Centre d’Art Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland


Daniel Göttin, Transformer 2, 2008 After 2step, minimalpop, Painted Objects, Double Exposure, A Bit O’ White, My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble, Yo, Mo’ Modernism, With Your Eyes Only, COMPOSITE VISIONS is the ninth touring group exhibition organized by CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium. Since its last theoretical stance as a sublime yet powerful art form, creating a new -ism and ironically also stating the end not only of painting but possibly also of visual art in […]

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Tilman: Substance (for Julian); Carl Suddath, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL


September 20 – October 25, 2009 The exhibition project `SUBSTANCE (for Julian)`, at The Suburban, Chicago aims to inform the viewer about two issues addressed as parallel realities of perception – on one hand the notion of a profound play with the qualities of the existing space and simulteanous, the memory of fellow artist Julian Dashper who passed away about six weeks ago and who also exhibited at The Suburban in 2008. Julian Dashper’s work […]

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Julian Dashper, John Nixon, Tilman & Jan van der Ploeg in Concrete Now! Introducing PS, Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Inverness-shire, United Kingdom


Installation view with works by Tilman, John Nixon & Julian Dashper (left to right) August 23 – September 27, 2009 HICA, The Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, is to host an exhibition of artists’ work from PS gallery, Amsterdam, opening on Sunday 23rd August, 2009. Concrete Now! Introducing PS will present work from artists who have exhibited with PS, including Julian Dashper, Michelle Grabner, Gerold Miller, John Nixon, Jan van der Ploeg, and Tilman. A […]

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Tilman: House of Colors, L’Atelier Soardi, Nice, France


Installation view June 27 – September 26, 2009 Freestyle or The art of surfing the abstract wave Tilman’s latest monochromes, whether one-off or in series, have an askew look to them; they would appear to have broken with geometric abstraction, with the purism of primary colours and with self-reference. While there is a hint of the shaped canvases of Ellsworth Kelly, in fact the syncopated silhouettes and acid tones of these Freeforms spontaneously evoke the […]

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Greet Billet, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium


June 19 – July 12, 2009 CCNOA presents a solo exhibition by Belgian artist Greet Billet, which will take place in all 3 exhibition rooms of CCNOA. Billet’s exhibition is based on her on-going research project The development of the monochrome in its digital and analogue/graphical form of apparition and will present a large site-specific installation, a new video work as well as a printed edition. The fact that Terence Haggerty’s large site-specific wall paintings […]

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Fergus Martin, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland


  June 4 – July 4, 2009 Green On Red Gallery presents a solo exhibition of new work by Fergus Martin. Fergus Martin makes use of the world around him as a source for his paintings, sculpture and photographs. His work reflects things seen or even fleeting moments from the everyday. The geometric forms that consistently appear in his work give shape to his preoccupation with space, form and materials. This is also present in his […]

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CCNOA to Close Gallery, Reopen New Office for International Projects in Brussels


  It is with deep sadness that we post the following letter from our friends at CCNOA in Brussels, Belgium:   Esther Stocker, Abstract thought is a warm puppy, 2008 Installation view at CCNOA, Photo: Sacha Georg Dear All, We were informed on 29 April of the final decision taken on 24 April by the Flemish Minister for Culture Bert Anciaux following an opinion from the BBK advisory committee to terminate structural funding for CCNOA as […]

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New CCNOA Exhibitions


  CCNOA presents a large site-specific wall painting by British artist Terry Haggerty in the main space. Their program in the multimedia space will present a video work/animation by Piki & Liesbet Vershueren (BE) and their program in the project space will feature site-specific installations by Eric Tillinghast (US/until 24/05) and New Zealand artist Simon Ingram (28/05 – 14/06).   Installation view Terry Haggerty Haggerty has become known in recent years for paintings that express the formalist vocabulary […]

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Alexandra Dementieva: Alien Space, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  Alexandra Dementieva at CCNOA on Vimeo February 13 – March 8, 2009 Alexandra Dementieva (b. 1960 in Moscow; lives and works in Brussels) studied journalism and fine arts in Moscow and Brussels. Her main interests focus on social psychology and perception and their application in multimedia interactive installations. Her videowork integrates different elements including behavioral psychology, developing narrative using a ’subjective camera’. Her interactive installation projects attempt to widen the mind’s potential for perception using different production […]

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  Yo Mo’Modernism 2 from ccnoa on Vimeo.   An Important Note from CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium: Dear All, We have just received preliminary notification (pre-advies) of the intention of the Vlaamse Gemeenschap to discontinue structural funding for CCNOA as of 31 December 2009. Without this subsidy it will be impossible for us to continue operating. After more than 10 years of commitment and a continuously expanding program CCNOA will be obliged to close its doors. […]

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Yo, Mo’ Modernism 2, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium


  Installation view December 5, 2008 – January 31, 2009 Curated by Tilman & Jan Maarten Voskuil Participating Artists: Justin Andrews (AU), Karina Bisch (FR), Krysten Cunningham (US), Ward Denys (BE), Terence Haggerty (UK/US), Clemens Hollerer (AT), Simon Ingram (NZ), Fabian Luyten (BE), Camila Oliveira Fairclough (BR/UK), Jeena Shin (NZ), Morgane Tschiember (FR), Lars Wolter (DE), Carrie Yamaoka (US) On the occasion of the first Brussels Biennial, CCNOA, in cooperation with Brussels-based artist & curator Tilman […]

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Julian Dashper, John Nixon & Tilman in Yo, Mo’ Modernism… 1, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  October 17 – November 31, 2008 On the occasion of the first Brussels Biennial, CCNOA, in cooperation with Brussels-based artist & curator Tilman and Dutch artist & curator Jan Maarten Voskuil, is pleased to present the exhibition YO, MO’ MODERNISM… as part of the Brussels Biennial Off-Program. The exhibitions will feature the work of 34 artists from Belgium, elsewhere in Europe and abroad who investigate the premises of modernism and question and/or highlight aspects […]

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Julian Dashper, Kyle Jenkins & Tilman in My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand

  August 20 — September 13, 2008 Organized by CCNOA and curated by Tilman, the exhibition includes artists Justin Andrews (AUS), John Beech (UK/USA), Kjell Bjorgeengen (N), Helen Calder (NZ), Julian Dashper (NZ), Matthew Deleget (USA), Alexandra Dementieva (RUS/B) & Aernoudt Jacobs (B), Ward Denys (B), Billy Gruner (AUS), Andre Hemer (NZ), Clemens Hollerer (A), Andrew Huston (UK/USA), Simon Ingram (NZ), Kyle Jenkins (AUS), Klaas Kloosterboer (Nl), Pippa Makgill (NZ), Rossana Martinez (USA), Simon Morris […]

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Julian Dashper, Kyle Jenkins, Jan van der Ploeg & Tilman in Und, Croxhapox, Ghent, Belgium

  Image by Ward Denys August 31 — September 14, 2008 Organized by Billy Gruner (AUS), Tilman (D/B) & Jan van der Ploeg (NL) in cooperation with CCNOA Brussels (B). Participating artists include: Julian Dashper (NZ), Koen Delaere (NL), Ward Denys (B), Sacha Goerg (CH/B), Michelle Grabner (USA), Billy Gruner (AUS), Ro Hagers ((NL), Kyle Jenkins (AUS), Sarah Keigherty (AUS), Andrew Leslie (AUS), Gerold Miller (D), Leopoldine Roux (F/B), Ton Schuttelaar (NL), Ingrid-Maria Sinibaldi (F), […]

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New CCNOA Friends Membership Multiple

  Clemens Hollerer, Nick and the Beanstalk, 2008 Enamel on wood, 14 x 7 x 7 cm, edition of 100 5 colors: white, red, blue, green and yellow CCNOA announces its new Friends Membership Multiple 2008, created by the Austrian artist Clemens Hollerer.  Started in 2004, CCNOA’s Friends membership program provides additional funding for the continuation and expansion of its exhibition and publication programs.  To reserve your copy of the CCNOA Friends Multiple 2008, please […]

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Esther Stocker: Abstract Thought is a Warm Puppy, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  Esther Stocker, Was sind das für Dinge, die wir voraussetzen? (Quine), 2005 Site specific installation / wood, 8.5 x 4 x 3.2 m approx. Installation view at Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna, Photo: W. Woessner May 9 — June 15, 2008 CCNOA presents the new large site-specific installation entitled Abstract Thought Is A Warm Puppy by Italian artist Esther Stocker in their main space, a retrospective of collaborative works by Alexandra Dementieva (RU/B) & Aernoudt […]

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Seen and Not Seen, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

    Image: Willum Geerts thru January 27, 2008 A group exhibition curated by Martijn Lucas Smit of Nieuwe Vide (NL) featuring artists Paul Baartmans (A/V-sculpture), Sema Bekirovic (video), Marissa Evers (drawing), Willum Geerts (video), Jannie Regnerus (film), Robbert van der Horst (audio), Jochem van der Spek (video installation) as well as Ward Denys with a functional sculpture.  Also, Tayo Heuser on view in CCNOA’s Project Room.

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Ward Denys: The Complete Video Set, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

    November 1-31, 2007 The art of Ward Denys (b. 1975, Izegem, Belgium) covers a wide field of media: sculpture, photography and installation. Through a visual language that is quintessentially minimalist, the artist addresses notions of physical and mental experience, topography and memory. In CCNOA Denys has created The complete video exhibition set, an installation comprising a monumental black box and a series of small gadgets (pencils, postcards and tape). The complete video exhibition […]

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Pas de soucis…, Non-Objectif Sud (NOS), La Barraliere, Tulette, France

  Installation view of main gallery Perry Roberts & Emmanuelle Villard Tilman & Clemens Hollerer Ward Denis June 18 — September 23, 2007 Curated by Petra Bungert, Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art (CCNOA), Pas de soucis …, French for ‘no worries, mate’, conveys the laissez-faire attitude conditional to the noonday heat of southern France. Such an environment may seem antithetical to the rigorous and disciplined art practice, yet one need only think of Paul Cézanne’s […]

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Jaroslaw Flicinski, Sofia Bustorff & Michael Delia, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  Installation view featuring work by Jaroslaw Flicinski  May 11 — June 24, 2007 CCNOA center for contemporary non-objective art Brussels, Belgium presents two solo exhibitions — a new large installation by Polish artist Jaroslaw Flicinski entitled Playground, and a new multimedia work by Sofia Bustorff and Michael Delia entitled Still/Moving.

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My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands

      April 15 — May 27, 2007 Organized by CCNOA, this group exhibition serves as a compilation, a gathering of information, thought, content and context relating to today`s artistic practice in the realm of reductive art.  Features artists John Beech (UK/USA), Kjell Bjorgeengen (N), Victoria Carolan (UK) & Guy De Biavre (B), Matthew Deleget (USA), Alexandra Dementieva (RUS/B) & Aernoudt Jacobs (B), Ward Denys (B), Jaroslaw Flicinski (PL), Clemens Hollerer (A/B), Andrew Huston […]

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Julian Dashper, Jan van der Ploeg & Tilman in A Bit O’ White, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  March 16 — April 19, 2007 Features artists Matilde Alessandra (I), Tom Benson (UK), Julian Dashper (NZL), Ward Denys (B), Zipora Fried (A/USA), Klaas Kloosterboer (NL), Renée Levi (CH), Gerold Miller (D), Perry Roberts (GB/B), Michal Skoda (CZ), Clary Stolte (NL), Jan van der Ploeg (NL), Pieter Vermeersch (B), Emmanuelle Villard (F), Jan Maarten Voskuil (NL) and Guy De Bièvre (B).

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Interview with Tilman, by Chris Ashley

introduction Tilman has stated that his art has completely moved into the three-dimensional realm, and that his use of and response to architecture requires finding a balance between various environments and the objects that he makes and situates in these environments.  Inspired by everyday objects and structures, his goal is to present and represent light using color and form, which is mediated through the objects he makes, the structures in which the objects are located, […]

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