White Space – 2023 Summer – Robert RAUSCHENBERG

White Space – 2023 Summer – Robert RAUSCHENBERG

The American Robert Rauschenberg, one of the important founders of pop art, already became known in the 1950s. Using different techniques and with an eye for everyday objects, he created assemblages and collages. His themes were often absurd and with a portion of humour. On the other hand, his oeuvre was critical of numerous events […]

White Space – 2023 Winter – Hans FOHAN

White Space – 2023 Winter – Hans FOHAN

Amor vacui, love of emptiness Hans Fohan orders his thoughts and creates a space for the mystery of the void. His work has been reduced to a kernel that says more than the fruit itself. Simplicity, if correctlyunderstood, will then afford the appropriate clarification, profound and elegant. His painterly vision radically opposes the prevailing conviction […]

White Space – 2022 Fall – Art versus Beauty

White Space – 2022 Fall – Art versus Beauty

New in your bookshop We live in an era that constantly exposes us to contemporary art, a greater range of which is on offer than ever before. New art museums and galleries display an abundance of recent works, which are increasingly being traded online. All the same, contemporary art can be confusing and controversial. Adrian […]

White Space – 2022 Summer – Andy Warhol

White Space – 2022 Summer – Andy Warhol

In addition to silkscreen printing on canvas and paper, Andy Warhol also created extraordinary unique collages. Prior to the compilation, each sheet is given a colour and Warhol then places the portrait over all of them. Finally, as a final touch, he applies contour lines to accentuate the expression of his model. Dated in 1977, […]

White Space – 2022 Winter – Frans GENTILS

White Space – 2022 Winter – Frans GENTILS

The unmistakable oeuvre of Frans Gentils stands at the beginning of new interpretations of our life. The landscape climate, constructed from the petrified human past, testifies to the impenetrability of his world. The expressive fossil forms, his phrenologically renewed psyche, confront us as a spectator. His strange paintings symbolize a reality that can never be […]

White Space – 2021 Winter – THE GAO BROTHERS

White Space – 2021 Winter – THE GAO BROTHERS

The Gao Brothers are building the platform of Chinese anarchy. Unrestrained they break through every taboo in China and expose any form of censorship, so they can unveil the hidden truth to the world. ‘Arresting Prostitutes’ are a series of paintings based on several undercover photos that show how the police treat the prostitutes like […]

White Space – 2021 Fall – Don EDDY

White Space – 2021 Fall – Don EDDY

Don Eddy, oil on canvas – 1971 This American artist is one of the founders of photorealism, a postmodern neutral reality representation that follows the pop art. Photos, from different angles of the same setup of objects, constituted the base of his work. In doing so, the artist gave a different perception by deepening what […]

White Space – 2021 Summer – Hermann NITSCH

White Space – 2021 Summer – Hermann NITSCH

Orgien-Mysterien-Theater, 1989 This Austrian artist, with great interest for philosophy and psychology, is one of the founders of Viennese Actionism which is closely associated with the Fluxus movement. He criticized the Western culture and its consumption behaviour, and inspired by old sacrificial rituals he searched for the boundaries of art. Under the name ‘Orgien-Mysterien-Theater’, he […]

White Space – 2021 Spring – Willem DE KOONING

White Space – 2021 Spring – Willem DE KOONING

WILLEM DE KOONING – Charcoal, painting on vellum, 1971 At the age of 22, he entrenched himself in the engine room of a boat, made an overseas trip and became an immigrant in the United States. Quarrels and friendship with Jackson Pollock confirmed the importance of Willem de Kooning as one of the founders of […]

White Space – 2020 Winter – Frank STELLA

White Space – 2020 Winter – Frank STELLA

This important American painter did not paint to seduce, but rather expressed himself objectively by using simple paints. Frank Stella represented the hard edge and created artificial monochrome stripe paintings with a destructive hard edge between the areas of color. Stella was an innovator in the Post-painterly abstraction. In the eighties Stella created his colorful […]