2020
2021Curated by Pierre Yves Desaive
2021Olga GeorgievaWild and hard
2020Apeirogon
> 2020 ARCADIA ALL OVER, curated by Susanne Rohringer
> 2020 LIAISON Renate Bertlmann / Olga Georgieva / Matthias Herrmann / Tony Oursler / Carol Rama
2020 Clemens Wolf Can Touch This

2019
> CRISS CROSS / Sebastien de Ganay / Raffaella della Olga
> Curated by Jürgen Tabor / Gil Yefman, Kibbutz Buchenwald
Gerold Tusch / appassionato-dolce-con spirito
> Gudrun Kampl / Schwarzes Gold
> Literal / Robert Barry, Julius Deutschbauer, Monika Piorkowska, Jana Sterbak, Peter Weibel, Lawrence Weiner

2018
> Matthias Herrmann Textpieces 96-98
Konkret Frau / Curated by Gerald Matt
> Masken
Tomasz Kulka / Das Ding
> Natalia LL

2017
> Renate Bertlmann
#It´s You too / Renate Bertlmann
> Anouk Lamm Anouk / I miss the place where I am from
> EASE / Robert Barry / Günther Förg / Tony Oursler / Keith Sonnier
> Artissima / VIVACE with Renate Bertlmann, Natalia LL and Jana Sterbak
> Curated by Eva Fabbris / LIVE END DREAM NO
> everybody anybody / group show
> liquid democracy / Monika Piorkowska, Curated by Angela Stief
> KeramiK Curated by Dietgard Grimmer with Jessica Lajard Barbara Reisinger Jeanne Susplugas Elmar Trenkwalder Gerold Tusch

2016
> Sébastien de Ganay / Non Places
> Clemens Wolf / Grounded
> Curated by / Michel Blancsubé / I´ve decided to be happy because it´s good for one´s health / Jana Sterbak
> Olga Georgieva / Looking for score
> Gudrun Kampl / Ornament oder Verbrechen
> Dieter Roth / aus einer Sammlung Exil, Selbstbildnis, Speedy-Drawing, Taschenzimmer
> VIVACE / Renate Bertlmann, Gloria Friedmann, Natalia LL, Jana Sterbak

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till october 16th !

 

 

Un jour, ça sera comme quand on a déjà vécu
curated by Pierre-Yves Desaive

Hervé Ic
John Isaacs
David Kramer
Jacques Lizène
Johan Muyle
David Nicholson
Philippe Ramette
Terry Rodgers
Pierrick Sorin
Gavin Turk

 

Opening hours
Wednesday-Friday 13am-6pm
Saturday 12am-3pm

 

 

Exhibition view, from left to right : David Kramer, Virtual Sunset, 2020, Burlap, Yarn, Ø 120 cm / John Isaacs, If not now then when, 2004, Ceramic, paint, electric light, 120 x 71 x 35 cm, Edition of 3/3 + 2AP / Philippe Ramette, Contemplation irrationnelle, 2003, Photographie couleur, 150 x 120 cm, / Edition 5 + EA 2/3 / Terry Rodgers, The Good Life, 1998, Oil on canvas, 137,16 x 208,28 cm

 

Exhibition view, from left to right : John Isaacs, Today I started loving you again, 2003, Wax, polyester, steel, boot, stage blood, 70 x 40 x 20 cm / David Nicholson, „The Vanity of Human wishes", I, II &III, 2021, Oil on canvas, each 30 x 24 cm / Gavin Turk, MISSILE, 2010, Edition of 8, Painted bronze, 6.5 x 9.5 x 21 cm / Gavin Turk, Small Nail, 2011, Signed, titled and dated on bottom, Patinated Bronze, 195 x 65 x 65 cm, 8 + 2 AP's / Hervé Ic, Lampions I & II, 2021, Oil on canvas, 22 x 35 cm each

 

Exhibition view, from left to right : Johan Muyle, The show must go on, 2007, Mixted technics and video, 40 x 50 x 30 cm / Hervé Ic, PYD, 2021, Oil on canvas, 41 x 24 cm / Hervé Ic, ATRZ, 2021, Oil on canvas, 41 x 24 cm

 

 

On the wall : David Kramer, 6 paintings, 2019, Mixted technincs on canvas, 102 x 76 cm each and between the windows : Pierrick Sorin, L’invention de Morel, 2018, Optical theater, video screen, mirrors, decorum, stainless steel (black), 28 x 42 x 31 cm, Ed. 20

 

On the wall : Jacques Lizène, „SammlerInnen, Sie müssen einen mittelmäßigen Lizène erwerben, um Ihre hochwertigen Möbel und Ihre Meisterwerke im Kontrast zu präsentieren, 1975, Eigenwerbungskunst“, Installation, Mixted technics, in Situ approx.  280 x 480 x 28 cm

 


One day it will be like when we´ve already lived*
curated by Pierre-Yves Desaive

 

Hervé Ic

John Isaacs

David Kramer

Jacques Lizène

Johan Muyle

David Nicholson

Philippe Ramette

Terry Rodgers

Pierrick Sorin

Gavin Turk

 

Opening
September 4th and 5th, 12am - 6 pm

Duration and opening hours
September 7th - October 10th
Tuesday-Friday 12am-6pm
Saturday 12am-4pm

 

Life is but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.“ (William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act V, Scene V). In this exhibition, the artists explore, each in their own way, one of the innumerable facets of the great human Comedy.

Self-proclaimed „artist of mediocrity“ (but is not mediocre who wants to), Jacques Lizène stages himself in many ways, in often hybrid artworks of which some reappear as remake several years he does not hesitate to produce „remakes“ several years later. Here Lizène is appealing to all lovers of good taste: „Collectors, you must acquire a mediocre artwork by Lizène to highlight your furniture and your stylish masterpieces!“. Philippe Ramette and Pierrick Sorin also play with their own image, the first one taking on the role of a dandy, undisturbed by the upheavals of the world, while the second struggles in delirious video sketches in form of miniatur optical theaters. Anyway „The show must go on,“ as Johan Muyle proclaims with a small kinetic sculpture on wich a curtain opens and closes over the stolen video footage of Saddam Hussein‘s execution.

Reality or fiction? On Terry Rodgers´s side, views of cozy interiors crowded by more or less naked bodies evoke photographic snapshots - but each model has posed individually for the artist, who creates his pictorial compositions afterward. Hervé Ic also works with models and posing sessions, but to paint portraits seen from the back, in which the subjects seem to be turned towards the spotlights of a stage. The Rodox series, inwhich he multiplies allusions to art history, freezes the moments before the actors of vintage pornographic films enter the scene on the set. David Kramer designs his works also on the basis of found images, including advertising, on which he superimposes more or less deep going personal reflections, such as voiceovers in the movie film of a lifetime.

We find this game on the gap between words and images in John Isaacs´s artworks whose titles are voluntarily complex and surround the pieces with a fictional storytelling. The artist also uses hyperrealistic renderings: in the great comedy of life, everything is often just an illusion. Gavin Turk is a master in this field; but beyond questioning what is real and what is not, he questions the entire staging of art. Finally, this exhibition needed a guardian figure, and who other than the Joker - deathly child of the King of Comedy - to embody this role? This is what David Nicholson offers us.

PYD, 2021

 

* The title of this exhibition is composed by a double quote : “It will be like when we have already lived” is taken from the poem “Kaleidoscope” by Verlaine, and the addition of “Un jour…” comes from the film by Leos Carax „Mauvais sang“ (1986).

 

 

Special thanks to the curator, the artists and Aeroplastics Brussels, Nadja Vilenne Galerie Lièges, Xippas Paris

 

 

Terry Rodgers, The Good Life, 1998 Oil on canvas 137,16 x 208,28 cm, Foto Artist, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels

 

 

David Nicholson, "The Vanity of Human wishes ", 2021, huile sur toile , 30 x 24 cm each_Foto Artist, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels

 

 

 

 

David Kramer, Virtual Sunset, 2020, Burlap, Yarn, Magic Marker , ø 120 cm, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels 

 

Jacques Lizène, Details from the installation ""SammlerInnen, Sie müssen einen mittelmäßigen Lizène erwerben, um im Gegensatz Ihre hochwertigen Möbel und Ihre Meisterwerke hervorzuheben, 1975, Eigenwerbungskunst“, Courtesy Galerie Nadja Vilenne, Lièges

 

John Isaacs, Today I started loving you again, 2003, microcrystalline wax, expanding foam, oil paint, latex, polyester, steel, make-up, hair, cowboy boot, stage blood, 70 x 40 x 20 cm_Foto Artist, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels

 

 

 

John Isaacs ,If not now then when, 2004, Ceramic, paint, electric light, 120 x 71 x 35 cm, Edition of 3/3 + 2AP, Foto Artist, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels

 

 

Philippe Ramette, Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins : la carte, 2006, Photographie couleur, 150 x 120 cm ,Edition 2/5 Edition de 5 + 3 EA, Foto Artist, Courtesy Xippas, Paris

 

 

David Kramer, 2019, painting, mixted technics on canvas, 102 x 76 cm_Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels

 

 

Pierrick Sorin, L'invention de Morel, 2018, Optical theater, video screen, mirrors, decorum, stainless steel (black), 28 x 42 x 31 cm, Ed. 20, Foto Artist, Courtesy Aeroplastics, Brussels