A selection of works by internationally renowned artists, collected by Henri Swagemakers, is on display in Expo 7. Swagemakers started collecting art at a young age, and the exhibition portrays the development of his collection as an adventure. Collecting art is all about assessment, taking risks, about curiosity and fascination, and about choosing the right moment.
Art collector Henri Swagemakers studied law in Utrecht, and it was during his stay in the Dom city that he developed a passion for art. Swagemakers personally refers to an art emotion that was to determine the course of his life. While still in his early twenties, his interest in art was sparked by the topographical maps he purchased, by visiting art galleries in Utrecht, and by meeting artists such as his step-grandfather Isidoor van Mens (1890-1985), graphic designer and painter. It not only fuelled his enthusiasm for the city of Utrecht, but also his love of visual art from all corners of the globe and [...]
Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck Benjamin Butler Svenja Deininger Milena Dragicevic Nilbar Güres Jakob Kolding Július Koller Mangelos Jan Merta Roman Ondak Tania Pérez Córdova Roman Signer Mladen Stilinovic Sven Stilinovic
View of our booth, Galerie Martin Janda, Art Basel, 2016. Photo: Markus Wörgötter
Galerie Martin Janda is exhibiting at Art Basel 2015. We are showing works by:
Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck, Benjamin Butler, Adriana Czernin, Svenja Deininger, Milena Dragicevic, Werner Feiersinger, Nilbar Güres, Jakob Kolding, Július Koller, Mangelos, Jan Merta, Roman Ondak, Tania Pérez Córdova, Roman Signer, Mladen Stilinovic, Adrien Tirtiaux, Maja Vukoje
Henry Moore Lecture Theatre at Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (UK), Saturday, 9 January 2016, 9 AM
Milena Dragicevic, BlackSheStretchBlue, 2014
Brian Catling [ Keynote ]
Mark von Schlegell [ Keynote ] Milena Dragicevic Maxine Gee Nathaniel Mellors
Organised by Chris Bloor, Peter Lewis, Simon Morris and Robert Shail A Leeds Beckett University event in association with Leeds Art Gallery & British Art Show 8.
Leeds Beckett University is proud to host the ART-SCIENCE-FICTION symposium, in association with Leeds Art Gallery and British Art Show 8. Our first keynote guest speaker is Brian Catling, born in London, 1948. Catling is an English sculptor, poet, novelist, film maker and performance artist. He was educated at North East London Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He now holds the post of Professor of Fine Art at The Ruskin School for Drawing. In 2012 he brought out his first Science Fiction novel, The Vorrh to widespread critical acclaim. His narrative included the surrealist Raymond Roussel and the photographer Edward Muybridge. Our second keynote [...]