This exhibition of paintings featuring the color black -- all of relatively small size to enhance visual coherence -- was curated by the German artist Ivo Ringe and the American artist, Joe Barnes. The exhibition concept was developed by Ivo Ringe, Joe Barnes and Po Kim, the Korean-American artist and co-founder of the Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery.
Installation view thru October 23, 2010 “I’ve chosen artists’ work that I feel share something of a fetish with/in the production/object, particularly based on an aesthetic predisposition that can run formally, culturally, adding the social/personal. How I personally interpret this is with a Tokyo sensibility, how Japanese respond to objects and their placement, their positioned sense of worth, a cuteness, an austere vs. touch. The exhibition consists of individual pieces, multiples, or artists books, which may sit on the […]
(left) Cecilia Vissers, Blacksod Bay, 2010 Steel, 2 x 95 x 93 x 0.8 cm (photo Peter Cox) (right) Jose Heerkens, Written Colours II, 2010 Oil paint on linen, 150 x 200 cm (photo Willem Kuijpers) May 20 – July 25, 2010 As in previous years, the Waterland Museum is organising an exhibition on current forms of concrete art. This time we present works by two female artists, both of whom have a strong affinity […]
Brent: While artist-in-residence in the most western point of Ireland, Achill Island, you tapped in a description of the landscape: Dramatic, With Cliffs, An Ocean, And Totally Isolated. This is your work: my first impression. There is Nature in your pieces. And it took a tough wind and a heavy sea to set this all in motion. I see firm – more than firm, hard. Hard material that has cuts, often just a few. The […]
Cecilia Vissers, Goath, 2010 Aluminum, 84 x 77 x 1 cm, each Photo by Peter Cox January 9-30, 2010
Cecilia Vissers, Wald, 2009 Aluminium September 13 – October 18, 2009 Cecilia Vissers intentionally and increasingly aims to achieve concentrated and uncomplicated constructions that function as signs on the wall. In her work, Cecilia Vissers is driven by power, rhythm, repetition and pattern. Logic is regularly challenged in apparently inflexible materials and irrefutable forms. Her plate steel sculptures are executed in 8-15mm steel and weigh up to 200kg. In this material, she intervenes with only one, […]
Text “less is more” by art historian Netty van de Kamp Photography Peter Cox 42 pages, color, hardcover, 25 x 25cm, 750 copies € 22,50 excluding delivery
Cecilia Vissers, Orange Tide 2, 2008 Aluminum, 200 x 89 x 0.8 cm April 4 – May 2, 2009 Painting in steel Cecilia Vissers creates wallsculptures and floorsculptures in metal. To her especially steel, as an unflexible material, has an essential importance that runs through all her work. The character of plates warm rolled steel, the specific marking and the weight, to her these all signify what is for a painter the surface of […]