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(On) The Radar

September 7 - November 11, 2017

Group show with

Marie-Fleur Lefebvre, Timur Lukas, Geert Marijnissen, Els Nouwen

curated by Matthias Dornfeld and Thibaut Verhoeven

Introduction by Thibaut Verhoeven & Matthias Dornfeld:

The show "(On) The Radar" unites four artists, who embody four different painterly positions, which all in some manner have to do with the idea of painting as a rather attacking act towards its own medium. Although painting still is considered as a popular medium within the contemporary art market, it still behaves - as itself and in its creation - rather autistic towards the outside.

For each of these painters is the "canvas" a sort of mental battlefield, excluded from the outside world, in which each painterly act can be considered as an image attack to the former one, and which forces the creator time and time again to the making of - whether or not strategic - choices towards the next act. These image attacks could be constructive or destructive, aggressive or tactile, deformed or esthetic, but contain nevertheless always a sort of destruction towards the last (painted) image.

The title of the exhibition "(On) The Radar" refers - next to the evident military connotation - to the still relatively young position that these four painters possess within the (international) contemporary art world, and to our modest attempt in bringing change to that.

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Installation view

Marie-Fleur Lefebvre

born 1982 in Neuilly-sur-Seine (F), lives in Ghent

Marie-Fleur Lefebvre, Anonyme, Anonymous no45, 2017,
multi media installation

Timur Lukas

born 1986 in Konstanz (D), lives in Munich

Timur Lukas, Untitled, 2016, mixed media on marble, 110x65cm

Timur Lukas, Over, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 120x85cm

Timur Lukas, Engelstrompeten, 2016, oil on canvas, 130x95cm

Timur Lukas, Fences, 2014, 120x85cm, acrylic on canvas

Geert Marijnissen

born 1993 in Turnhout (B), lives in Ghent

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2016, oil on canvas, 30x30cm

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2016, oil on canvas, 30x40cm

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2016, oil on canvas, 40x30cm

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2015, oil on canvas, 24x18cm

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2015, oil on canvas, 24x18cm

Geert Marijnissen, Untitled, 2017, oil on canvas, 37x28cm

Els Nouwen

born 1968 in Bree (B), lives in Antwerp

Els Nouwen,Hoax, 2017, oil on canvas, 48x52cm

Els Nouwen, Torso, 2017, oil on canvas, 35x49cm

Els Nouwen, Lapse, 2017, oil on canvas, 39x55cm

Els Nouwen, Pelt, 2017, oil on canvas, 52x115cm

Els Nouwen, Clasp, 2017, oil on canvas, 53x115cm