We are accustomed to the idea of authorised art, commissioned and sanctioned by Church, state or that private individual with the deep Armani pocket. Such art is entirely within the control of the poker-faced man with the serious purse. This is the story behind the story of the marvels of the Renaissance and after. In […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce Zevs’ upcoming performance during the VIP Preview for Art Miami in collaboration with the fair. The performance, during which Zevs will “liquidate” his YES image, composed of the powerful currency symbols of the Yen, Euro, and Dollar, will take place at 8 PM on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce gallery artist Zevs’ participation in a group exhibition entitled Down on Mainstream to be held at de Garage, part of the Mechelen Cultural Center, in Mechelen, Belgium. The exhibition will be on view from September 29 through November 25, 2012. Zevs (pronounced “Zeus”) joins Marc Bijl, David Neirings […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: Having the chance to spend my life tackling the daily challenges thrown up by my inner impulses to actively create. Q: What artists or movements do you see you work as being related to? A: Early on it was Mark Rothko, then later Donald Judd and Dan Flavin. These […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: The Constructivists, Malevich, and many different sculptors like di Suvero and Caro. I am also inspired by architecture, and I love bridges – especially the Verrazano Bridge. Q: Could you please describe your process and technique? A: I start with a rough sketch, and then sometimes make a cardboard […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: Line, form, volume, process, family, music, the human figure, athletic movement, struggle, passion, thought, learning, failure, success, freedom, opportunity… Q: What artists or movements do you see your work as being related to? A: Having worked closely with artists such as Marc di Suvero and John Henry, I’d say […]
John Clement’s sculptures Hot Tamale, Tusk, and Orange Julius will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Boscobel House in Garrison, NY. In the exhibtion, John Clement exhibits his brightly colored bent steel pipes that appear to defy gravity as they loop through space creating circular “line drawings”. A student of such acclaimed artists […]
In case you missed it, Yves Klein’s masterpiece ‘FC1’ was sold at Christie’s Postwar and Contemporary Evening Sale on May 8 for $36,482,500 and was integral to Christie’s overall record – setting sale that totaled $388,488,000. ‘FC 1’ is widely acclaimed as Klein’s ultimate masterpiece and was completed a few weeks before hispremature death, at […]
Don’t miss this month’s issue of the French Graffiti Art Magazine featuring an exclusive interview with Zevs. The article includes a number of images from De Buck Gallery’s 2011 exhibition Liquidated Version. For more information about Zevs, please click here.
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce John Clement’s participation in the sixth edition of the Sarasota Season of Sculpture, curated by John Henry and entitled “Under Azure Skies.” Clement’s monumental sculpture, Squirt, will be on view through the end of May 2012. For more information, please click here or contact the gallery.
Zevs recently inaugurated the new W Hotel Paris: Opera with an installation in Suite 112 of the hotel. The project features Zevs’ trademark liquidations in a special blood red pigment visible under UV light. The artist says “This red reminds you of the blood of a crime scene, but it’s also the most visible color, […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: Imagination. Q: What artists or movements do you see your work as being related to? A: It’s best not to be categorized; it can’t be put in a box. Q: Do you have any upcoming projects? A: I am working on a book with teNeues to be published in […]
Von MIRIAM KAEFERT Flensburg – Der hohe Norden im Zeichen grosser Kunst: Am Sonnabend bekam Flensburg seinen „Idstedt-Löwen“ wieder – das dänisch-deutsche Symbol kehrte nach fast 150 Jahren zurück. Und zur Heimkehr zeigt Künstler Jens Lorenzen seine Bilder am Museumsberg Flensburg. Als gebürtiger Schleswiger war es für Lorenzen eine besondere Ehre, seine Fantasie in den Dienst […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: My inspiration is to capture the feeling of our times in photography-based art and to conserve it in a contemporary medium that anyone can relate to. Transporting these individual and momentary impressions into public and private space to spark broader dialogue around the subject is my ambition. The etymological […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: Art is inspired by art. Q: What artists or movements do you see your work as being related to? A: Constructive tendencies of the twentieth century in general, with a strong focus on minimalism and early conceptual art. Q: Do you have any upcoming projects? A: Yes, I have […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: Life. Q: What artists or movements do you see your work as being related to? A: It’s hard to say, maybe everything I see. Q: Could you please describe your technique and process? A: Intuition. Q: How did you first get involved with art? A: Through girlfriends. Q: Who […]
Q: What is your inspiration? A: For me, the question is nor how to get inspired. The problem I’m faced with is how to be selective with all of the inspiration that is attacking me. Q: What artists or movements do you see your work as being related to? A: Pop Art influenced me a […]
De Buck Gallery is pleased to announce the inclusion of a review of Harald Schmitz-Schmelzer’s September 2011 show at De Buck Gallery in the December issue of ARTnews. For more information, please see below.
Zevs is featured in the December 2011 issue of the French magazine Palace Costes. The works highlighted include his Electric Shadows and Visual Violations series. For more information on Zevs, please click here.
Zevs’ Liquidated Currency (2009) can be seen throughout Paris this month via Le Monde diplomatique newspaper this month. Don’t miss it if you are in Paris!