Roberto Polo Gallery

The Gallery will close for Easter on Sunday, April 16th, 2017;
  • PRESS RELEASE NATURE as ARCHITECTURE Curated by Rafael Sierra Villaécija and J. Óscar Carrascosa Tinoco


  • PRESS RELEASE - KOEN DE COCK | HERMITS & WRESTLERS & OLIVIER LARIVIERE | HIC ET NUNC


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    Koen De Cock I Hermits & Wrestlers

     

    Olivier Larivière I Hic et Nunc

     

    Friday 12.05.2017 – Sunday 09.09.2017

     

     

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present two solo exhibitions of contrasting figurative representation in oil paint on canvas: Koen De Cock I Hermits & Wrestlers and Olivier Larivière I Hic et Nunc. The exhibitions will be on view to the general public during the gallery’s opening hours from Friday, May 12th, 2017, to Sunday, September 9th, 2017.

     

    Koen De Cock (Ghent, Belgium, 1978) lives and works in Ghent and during his travels. In 2013, his first solo exhibition i...

  • PRESS RELEASE - ANNABELLE HYVRIER | VIOLENT FANTASIES - JAROSŁAW


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    Annabelle Hyvrier | Violent Fantasies

     

    Jarosław Kozłowski | Covering

     

    24.03.2017 - 07.05.2017

     

     

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present two solo exhibitions: Annabelle Hyvrier | Violent Fantasies and Jarosław Kozłowski | Covering from March 24th, 2017 to May 7th, 2017.

     

    Annabelle Hyvrier (Lyon, France, 1971) is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels, where she lives and works since 1989.

     

    Hyvrier's exhibition comprises fifteen sculptures in wood, iron, bronze, wallpaper, painted and unpainted glass beads created between 2012 and 2017. ...

  • PRESS RELEASE | SADIE MURDOCH | LA GRANDE HORIZONTALE



    Roberto Polo Gallery is honoured to exhibit eight archival pigment prints on fine art paper mounted on conservation board by the British visual artist Sadie Murdoch. These works were originally conceived for her exhibition Modelling Charlotte Perriand, curated by Penelope Curtis in 2007 at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Two large format works, Mirrored Photomontage, Part One and Mirrored Photomontage, Part Two are exhibited along with six smaller formats documenting the artist's creative process for that project. The works range in format from 94 x  118 cm to 22.5 x  30 cm (images), and are limited to an edition of 3.

    Mirrored Photomontage, Part One and Mirrored Photomontage, Par...

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     Roberto Polo Gallery is honoured to present two solo exhibitions: Marc Maet I Passion and Michaël de Kok I Light. These artists were first exhibited in the gallery in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

    Marc Maet (Schoten, Flanders, Belgium, 1955 – Ghent, Flanders, Belgium, 2000) was trained at the distinguished Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. Along with Leo Copers and Guy Rombauts, he represented the Kingdom of Belgium at the 1987 Bienal Internacional de Arte de São Paulo. Marc Maet’s posthumous solo exhibition Passion comprises an important selection of acrylic and mixed media paintings from the second period of his œuvre, the late 1980s an...

  • SAVE THE DATE | MARC MAET - PASSION & MICHAEL DE KOK - LIGHT | 02.02.2017


     

  • PRESS RELEASE | KARIN HANSSEN ENTERS THE ROYAL FLEMISH ACADEMY OF BELGIUM FOR SCIENCE AND THE ARTS


    Roberto Polo is honoured to announce that Karin Hanssen (born in Antwerp, 1960), Belgian painter living and working in Antwerp, was received into the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts on October 19th, 2016. Karin Hanssen was selected on the basis of the artistic merit of her work and her doctoral research project The Borrowed Gaze - In Dialogue with Time.

    The first academy in Belgium was founded in 1772 by Empress Maria Theresa of Austria. The Imperial and Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters of Brussels was the imperial power's instrument for organising and controlling intellectual life in the Austrian Low Countries. This institution did...

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    Leo Copers | Museum Graveyard

    25.11.2016 - 29.01.2017

    Roberto Polo Gallery is honoured to present the solo exhibition Leo Copers | Museum Graveyard, comprising a series of 118 unique latex paint print on canvas images of tombstones created between 2013 and 2016: 108 bearing the logos of museums throughout the world, 8 blind ones ready for potential museum acquirers, 1 representing the tree of life, and 1 inscribed IROM ETRA ORP TSE MUROCED TE ECLUD (the reverse of "Dulce et decorum est pro arte mori", or "It is sweet and glorious to die for art", a rephrasing of a line from Horace’s Odes (Ill.2.13), "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori", ...

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    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition Bert Danckaert | Horizon, a series of images that play ironically with the aura of painting and pure photography. Shot between 2013 and 2016 in nine cities on three continents, the series comprises eighty images. The exhibition consists of fifty unique archival pigment prints on fine art paper mounted on DiBond, thirty measuring 60 x 80 cm and twenty 110 x 147 cm. On the occasion of the exhibition, Lannoo and Roberto Polo Gallery co-publish the 168-page illustrated hardback book Bert Danckaert | Horizon, written by Alison Nordström, distinguished American photography historian an...

  • Painting After Postmodernism | Belgium - USA | Barbara Rose | Curator


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    Roberto Polo Gallery, in collaboration with the City of Brussels and Cinéma Galeries, is honoured to present the manifesto exhibition Painting After Postmodernism I Belgium – USA, curated by the distinguished American art historian Barbara Rose. The...

  • Press Release | Sergei Tchoban: The SPEECH Project Exhibition | Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia | 17.05.2016 – 19.06.2016


      

  • Press Release | Sergei Tchoban: Bridges & Spires Drawing Reflections on Past and Future


    Sergei Tchoban: Bridges & Spires

    Drawing Reflections on Past and Future

    InCITE Gallery, Bangalore, India

    June 26-July 10, 2016

     

    German-Russian architect, artist, and collector Sergei Tchoban’s new exhibition Bridges & Spires: Reflections on Past and Future presents over 60 large format drawings and watercolors of existing and imaginary structures and ruins, as well as futuristic fantasies of context and gravity defying urban pasts and futures. The exhibition gathers Tchoban’s diverse oeuvre of drawings – from his travels throughout Europe, America, and Asia to urban fantasies that inhabit imaginary underwater canals in St. Petersburg an...

  • Invitation | Exhibition at the Istituto Centrale per la Grafica di Roma with drawings by Sergei Tchoban


    All About Italy. Architectural Landscapes from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day

    Istituto Centrale per la Grafica di Roma

    24.05. – 25.09.2016

     

    The exhibition “All About Italy. Architectural Landscapes from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day” from the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow) and the Museum for Architectural Drawing (Berlin) will open at the National Institute for Graphics in Rome on May 24.

     

    In 2014 the exhibition of architectural graphics from the 18th to 21st centuries was held in the Engineering building of the State Tretyakov Gallery with much success. The exhibition, which brought together dr...

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    Carl De Keyzer | Cuba, la lucha

    18.03.2016 - 15.05.2016

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition Carl De Keyzer | Cuba, la lucha, a series of images created in 2015, and comprising 60 archival pigment prints on fine art paper mounted on DiBond. This series – simultaneously documentary and conceptual – explores Cuba's current transition from a Communist to a Capitalist regime, and its consequences on the population. On the occasion of the exhibition, Lannoo and Roberto Polo Gallery will co-publish the 176-page illustrated hardback book Carl De Keyzer | Cuba, la lucha, written by Gabriela Salgado, the distinguished London-based ...

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    STEPHEN SNODDY | LOOKING OUT

    BART VANDEVIJVERE | THE EYE LISTENS

    15.01.2016 | 13.03.2016

     

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to simultaneously present two exhibitions of painterly abstraction:

     

    Stephen Snoddy | Looking Out consists of approximately fifty paintings in acrylic, gouache, monotype, and watercolour on paper mounted on blockboard. The exhibition is accompanied by a 98-page illustrated catalogue, featuring an essay by Richard Cork, the innovative British art historian, author, broadcaster, critic, and curator.

     

    Stephen Snoddy was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1959. He lives and works in Manchester. Snoddy graduated from the Belfas...

  • SEASON'S GREETINGS


    Roberto Polo and his staff wish you and your loved ones peaceful holidays and a very happy New Year!

    Other than five major solo shows in our gallery, 2016 will find our artists exhibiting in renowned international institutions, including The New Art Gallery Walsall, the Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the National Museum Gdańsk and the Galeria Atlas Sztuki in Łódź. Naturally, we would be pleased should you honour us with your presence at the private views of the aforementioned venues.

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  • PRESS RELEASE | JAN VANRIET | THE MUSIC BOY | THE NEW ART GALLERY WALSALL


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    23 November 2015

    Jan Vanriet

    The Music Boy
 29 January – 8 May 2016

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    Thursday 28 January 2016, 6-8pm

    The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to present the exhibition Jan Vanriet I The Music Boy from the 29 January – 8 May 2016. This exhibition of 30 oil paintings on canvas is the artist’s first in the United Kingdom. A 168-page hardback, illustrated catalogue featuring extensive essays by Andrew Graham-Dixon and Martin Herbert, as well as a foreword by Charlotte Mullins will be published on the occasion. The exhibition is titled after a quadriptych of paintings depicting the artist’s grandmother and his uncle playing an accordion.

    Jan Vanriet’s...

  • Carl de Keyzer Enters The Victoria and Albert Museum


    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that Skipsea, UK (2012) by Carl De Keyzer has entered the legendary photography collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This archival pigment print on fine art paper mounted on Dibond is from his series Moments Before the Flood.

    Carl De Keyzer started his career as a freelance photographer in 1982, while supporting himself as a photography instructor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. At the same time, he became the co-founder and co-director of the XYZ-Photography Gallery in Ghent. Magnum nominee in 1990, he became a full member in 1994. Carl De Keyzer, who regularly exhibits his work in European and American g...

  • Sergei Tchoban Enters Roberto Polo Gallery


    We proudly announce that the eminent architect Sergei Tchoban has entered the gallery's stable of artists.

    Born October 9th, 1962, in St. Petersburg, Sergei Tchoban is a German architect residing in Berlin and working internationally. He is a member of the Association of German Architects (BDA); the Union of Architects of Russia; the Union of Artists of Russia; and Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts. From 1974-80, he studied at the Leningrad Secondary Art School and from 1980-86, at the architectural department of the State Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg.

    At a time when the art of architectural drawing has virtually disappeared, Sergei Tchoban creates extra...

  • Bert Danckaert Enters The Victoria and Albert Museum


    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that four photographs, Simple Present 67 (Beijing), Simple Present 298 (New York), Simple Present 402 (Havana) and Simple Present 404 (Havana) by Bert Danckaert have entered the legendary collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

    Bert Danckaert is a Belgian photographer. He is a laureate of the National Higher Institute of Fine Arts and a graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, where he teaches. Bert Danckaert is also a writer on photography. His articles are published regularly in several reputed periodicals. Bert Danckaert's work is represented in museum and private collections. He has exhibited in intern...

  • Wim Wauman Enters the Victoria and Albert Museum


    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that two photographs, four drawings and two collages by Wim Wauman, from his most recent project False Friends, have entered the legendary collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The photographs, Pirouette (Total Eclipse) and Cultus, are archival pigment prints on fine art paper mounted on DBond; the four drawings are pencil on paper; one collage is in paper and the other in veneer.

     

    Wim Wauman is a Belgian photographer. Graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, and laureate of the Higher Institute of Fine Arts in the city, he has actively exhibited for virtually ten years. After participating i...

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    BERT TIMMERMANS I EXORCISING THE METROPOLIS

    PETER VAN GHELUWE I GNOMON

     

    20.11.2015 – 10.01.2016

     

    Roberto Polo proudly and simultaneously presents two solo exhibitions on the themes of time and memory:

     

    Bert Timmermans I Exorcising the Metropolis is composed of eight series totalling forty-three works, forty in mixed media on cardboard, and three in serigraphy and mixed media on aluminium, all created from 2013 to 2015. One work, independent from the aforementioned series, is in serigraphy on paper. The exhibitio...

  • Annabelle Hyvrier & Xavier Noiret-Thomé | Cosmogony | The Museum of Deinze | 24.10.15 - 10.01.16


    The Museum of Deinze, and the region of the river Lys, within the context of its new concept, SHOW-2, proudly present Cosmogony, a joint exhibition of the sculptor Annabelle Hyvrier and the painter Xavier Noiret-Thomé, both of whom were born in France in 1971, live and work in Brussels. The exhibition's theme and title is drawn from a stanza of A Season in Hell, Arthur Rimbaud's 1873 seminal poem in prose: "I shall unveil all the mysteries: mysteries religious or natural, death, birth, future, past, cosmogony, nothingness... I am a master of phantasmagoria."

    Life – with its unexpected curves – runs like a thread through the work of Annabelle Hyvrier. Her sculpture often spri...

  • JAN VANRIET ENTERS THE NATIONAL MUSEUM GDANSK


    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that the paintings The Promise and The Three Graces by Jan Vanriet have entered the permanent collections of The National Museum Gdansk. The former painting alludes to the false political promise of reconstructing Poland and the latter to three young women who were deported to Nazi concentration camps.



    Jan Vanriet is a pivotal figure of Belgian narrative painting. His intellectual resources and technical virtuosity enable him to embrace the essential and universal by reducing forms to signs and symbols through restrained means. He applies evocative colours with carefully constructed, lyrical pictorial surfaces, almost as if he was i...

  • BERT DANCKAERT AND MICHAËL DE KOK ENTER THE NEW ART GALLERY WALSALL


    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that two photographs, Simple Present 591 (Guangzhou) and Simple Present 707 (Guangzhou) by Bert Danckaert, and two paintings, Memory and Valley by Michael de Kok, have entered the permanent collections of The New Art Gallery Walsall.

    Stephen Snoddy is the Director of this prestigious and innovative British museum of modern and contemporary art. He was formerly the Director of the BALTIC, Founding Director of Milton Keynes Gallery, as well as Director of Southampton City Art Gallery, and has worked with such artists as Giuseppe Penone, Rachel Whiteread, Chris Ofil, Annette Messager, John Baldessari and Gilbert & George.

    Bert Danck...

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    Maria Roosen | Fruits of Love

    Wim Wauman | False Friends

     

     

    10.09.2015 - 08.11.2015

     

     

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present two solo exhibitions simultaneously: Maria Roosen | Fruits of Love, comprising around thirty multi-media works (installations, sculptures and watercolours), some spanning her evolution, others never shown before and still others recent; and Wim Wauman | False Friends, comprising over forty recent photographs, all archival pigment prints on fine art paper. Both exhibitions will be accompanied by an illustrated catalog. The first - 88 pages - by Clare Lilley, Director of Programme, Yorkshir...

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     SUMMER | 13.06 - 06.09.2015

     

    "Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun."

    Pablo Picasso

     

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    One can never be too serene

    To bear autumn days

    Michel Houellebecq, 'Poems'

     

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present, for the first time, a group show comprising 47 works by all of its 27 artists. Curated by Benoît Dusart and Xavier Noiret-Thomé, this exhibition features a selection of paintings, sculptures, photographs and works of conceptual art evoking summer.

     

     

    Certains peintres transforment le soleil en un point jaune ; dautres transforment un point jaune en soleil. "

    Pabl...

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    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the survey exhibition 'Jan Vanriet | Song of Destiny' at the National Museum, Gdansk, on Friday, May 15th, 2015. The exhibition, which will run through Sunday, September 13th, 2015, is curated by the Belgian art historian Paul Huvenne, former Director of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, and comprises fifty-one oil paintings on canvas created between 1986 and 2014.

     

    The 192-page hardback illustrated catalogue 'Jan Vanriet | Song of Destiny' will be published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, with texts in Polish and English by Paul Huvenne; the Polish art historian and author Zofia Machnicka; ...

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    Roberto Polo Gallery and Profile Foundation are pleased to announce Jarosław Kozłowski's participation in the exhibition Personal Structures.

    La Biennale di Venezia
    May 9 - November 22, 2015

    Palazzo Bembo & Palazzo Mora

  • JAN VANRIET | PIESN LOSU | SONG OF DESTINY | NATIONAL MUSEUM GDANSK


    JAN VANRIET | PIESN LOSU | SONG OF DESTINY | NATIONAL MUSEUM GDANSK

  • PRESS RELEASE I XAVIER NOIRET-THOMÉ & TOMEK PARTYKA


     

    Xavier Noiret-Thomé I Ghosts


    Tomek Partyka I X Times X




    Roberto Polo is pleased to present simultaneously – for the first time – two solo exhibitions in the recently extended gallery: Xavier Noiret-Thomé | Ghosts, twenty-five recent paintings in acrylic and mixed media on canvas, and Tomek Partyka | X Times X, over twenty recent oil and mixed media paintings on canvas.

     

    Xavier Noiret-Thomé, trained at the École Régionale des Beaux-Arts in Rennes and subsequently at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, was born in 1971 in Charleville-Mézières, France. In 2000, he settled in Brussels, where he lives and works. Noiret-Thomé was awarded th...

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    Xavier Noiret-Thomé I Ghosts


    Tomek Partyka I X Times X




    Roberto Polo is verheugd om voor het eerst, én dit tegelijkertijd, twee solotentoonstellingen voor te stellen in de onlangs uitgebreide galerij: Xavier Noiret-Thomé / Ghosts met vijfentwintig recente schilderijen in acryl en gemengde techniek op doek, en Tomek Partyka / X Times X met meer dan twintig recente schilderijen in olie en gemengde techniek op doek.

     

    Xavier Noiret-Thomé is opgeleid aan de Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts in Rennes (Fr) en de Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam (NL). Hij werd geboren in 1971 in Charleville-Mézières. Vanaf 2000 woont en werkt hij in Brus...

  • COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE I XAVIER NOIRET - THOMÉ & TOMEK PARTYKA


     

    Xavier Noiret-Thomé I Ghosts


    Tomek Partyka I X Times X



    Roberto Polo a le plaisir de présenter simultanément et pour la première fois, deux expositions solo dans la galerie récemment agrandie : Xavier Noiret-Thomé | Ghosts, vingt cinq peintures inédites à l’acrylique et techniques mixtes sur toile, et Tomek Partyka | X Times X, une vingtaine de nouvelles huiles sur toile aux techniques mixtes.


    Xavier Noiret-Thomé, formé à l’École Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Rennes puis à la Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten à Amsterdam est né en 1971 à Charleville-Mézières, France. Depuis 2000, il réside et travaille à Bruxelles. En 2001, on lui décerne le prix&nb...

  • JAN VANRIET ENTERS THE BRITISH MUSEUM


     Jan Vanriet enters The British Museum

    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that The British Museum has acquired five watercolours on paper painted by Jan Vanriet in 2011 and 2012. These paintings are from the artist's series 'Losing Face'. Stephen Coppel, Curator of the Modern Collection, Department of Prints and Drawings of the legendary museum, selected these works during a recent visit to the artist's studio in Antwerp.  

    The British Museum is the most important art museum in the United Kingdom. It receives around seven million visitors a year and its collections – ranging from historical to contemporary – number some eight million works from all continen...

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    KAREL DIERICKX ENTERS THE NEW ART GALLERY WALSALL

    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that the painting 'Still Life' by Karel Dierickx (1940-2014, Ghent) has entered the permanent collections of The New Art Gallery Walsall. Stephen Snoddy is the Director of this prestigious and innovative British museum of modern and contemporary art. He was formerly the Director of the BALTIC in Gateshead, Founding Director of Milton Keynes Gallery, as well as Director of Southampton City Art Gallery, and has worked with such artists as Giuseppe Penone, Rachel Whiteread, Chris Ofil, Annette Messager, John Baldessari and Gilbert & George.

    Karel Dierickx was a painter, sculptor and draft...

  • Jan Vanriet Enters The New Art Gallery Walsall


    Jan VANRIET enters The New Art Gallery Walsall

    Roberto Polo Gallery proudly announces that the paintings Culprit and The Awakening by Jan Vanriet have entered the permanent collections of The New Art Gallery Walsall. Stephen Snoddy is the Director of this prestigious and innovative British museum of historic, modern and contemporary art. He was formerly the Director of the BALTIC in Gateshead, Founding Director of Milton Keynes Gallery, as well as Director of Southampton City Art Gallery, and has worked with such artists as Giuseppe Penone, Rachel Whiteread, Chris Ofil, Annette Messager, John Baldessari and Gilbert & George.

    Jan Vanriet, born in 1948 in Antwe...

  • Communiqué de presse | Werner Mannaers | The Scent of Mimosa | 20.11.2014 – 01.02.2015


    Communiqué de presse | Werner Mannaers | The Scent of Mimosa
    20.11.14 -1.02.2015

    Roberto Polo Gallery a plaisir de présenter une série de peintures récentes de l’artiste belge Werner Mannaers, né en 1954 à Schoten, qui vit et travaille à Anvers. Ses peintures sont réalisées à partir d’huile, d’acrylique et de techniques mixtes. Mannaers s’est imposé, en l’espace de trente ans, comme une figure incontournable dans le paysage de la peinture contemporaine, influençant nombre d’artistes importants. Ses œuvres font partie de collections privées et institutionnelles prestigieuses, telles que celles du Musée municipal pour l’Art contemporain à Gand (S.M.A.K.), où il  lui a été co...

  • PRESS RELEASE I WERNER MANNAERS I THE SCENT OF MIMOSA I 20.11.2014 – 01.02.2015


    Press Release I Werner Mannaers I The Scent of Mimosa
    20.11.2014 – 01.02.2015

    Roberto Polo Gallery is pleased to present a series of recent paintings by Belgian artist Werner Mannaers, born in 1954 in Schoten, who lives and works in Antwerp. His paintings are in oil, acrylic and other media. Mannaers has become a key figure in the world of contemporary painting over the past 30 years, influencing many important artists. His works are in private and institutional collections, such as the Municipal Museum for Contemporary Art in Ghent (S.M.A.K.), which held a major solo exhibition of his work in 2008.
    If Mannaers' painting calls out to us, arouses our curiosity, or disturbs us, it does so...

  • PERSBERICHT I WERNER MANNAERS I THE SCENT OF MIMOSA I 20.11.2014 – 01.02.2015


    Persbericht I Werner Mannaers I The Scent of Mimosa
    20.11.2014 – 01.02.2015


    Roberto Polo Galerij is verheugd om een reeks recente schilderijen te tonen van de Belgische kunstenaar Werner Mannaers, geboren in 1954 in Schoten, die woont en werkt in Antwerpen. Zijn schilderijen zijn in olieverf, acryl en andere media. Over de laatste 30 jaar is Mannaers uitgegroeid tot een sleutelfiguur in de wereld van de hedendaagse schilderkunst, met een invloed op veel belangrijke kunstenaars. Zijn werken bevinden zich in particuliere en institutionele collecties, zoals het Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), dat in 2008 een grote solotentoonstelling van zijn werk presenteerde.
    Als de schilde...

  • Jan Vanriet | PRESS RELEASE | Donation to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw)


    Press Release - Donation to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw)

    Roberto Polo is pleased to announce his donation to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw) of two oil paintings on canvas by Jan Vanriet, father of Belgian Narrative Painting. Both of these paintings represent Jewish deportees from the Second World War, Esther and Mojsesz, are dated 2010, measure 50 x 40 cm and entered the museum’s collections on the 29th of September 2014.

    The Museum of the History of Polish Jews opened in April 2013. Its exhibition space of nearly 13,000 m2, functions as a c...

  • Jan Vanriet | COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE | Donation au Musée d’Histoire des juifs de Pologne (Varsovie)


    Communiqué de presse – Donation au Musée d’Histoire des juifs de Pologne (Varsovie)

    Roberto Polo a le plaisir d’annoncer sa donation au Musée d’Histoire des juifs de Pologne à Varsovie de deux huiles sur toile de Jan Vanriet, père de la peinture narrative belge. Les deux peintures, qui représentent des déportés de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, Esther et Mojsesz, mesurent 50 x 40 cm et datent de 2010. Elles sont entrées dans la collection du musée le 29 septembre 2014.

    Le Musée d’Histoire des juifs de Pologne a ouvert ses portes en avril 2013. L’espace, qui dispose de près de 13 000 m...

  • Jan Vanriet | PERSBERICHT | Gift aan het Museum van de Geschiedenis van de Poolse Joden (Warschau)


    Persbericht - Gift aan het Museum van de Geschiedenis van de Poolse Joden in Warschau

    Roberto Polo heeft het genoegen zijn gift aan te kondigen van twee olieverfschilderijen op doek door Jan Vanriet, de vader van de Belgische verhalende schilderkunst. De twee schilderijen stellen Joodse gedeporteerden uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog voor, Esther en Mojsesz, uit 2010, 50 x 40 cm. Zij werden toegevoegd aan de collecties van het museum op 29 september 2014.

    Het Museum van de Geschiedenis van de Poolse Joden opende in april 2013. De ongeveer 13.000 m2 grote tentoonstellingsruimte functionee...

  • WIM WAUMAN | Let's Meet Halfway | ;invitation


    WIM WAUMAN Let's Meet Halfway PRESENTATION Saturday 11.10.2014 | 16:00 – 20:00
    Sunday 12.10.2014 | 13:00 – 17:00
    BE PART | Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem

    The Govenor, Members of the Provincial Council and Provincial Clerk of West Flanders are pleased to invite you to the presentation WIM WAUMAN | LET'S MEET HALF WAY, on October 11th and 12th in Be-Part, platform for contemporary art, Westerlaan 17, 8970, Waregem, Belgium.

    As part of his residency program this year in Be-Part, photographer Wim Wauman (°1976, Dendermonde) regularly employs its carpenter's workshop. Under the title Let's Meet Halfway, the artist will present, in his Be-Part studio, the first works from a new seri...

  • Michaël de Kok | Oneiric Landscapes | Communiqué de Presse


    Roberto Polo est fière de présenter des peintures de l’artiste néerlandais Michaël de Kok, né en 1958 à Hilvarenbeek, qui réside et travaille à Tilburg aux Pays-Bas. Formé notamment à la prestigieuse Rijksakademie Amsterdam, avec Bert De Beul, Karin Hanssen et Luc Tuymans, Michaël de Kok appartient à la seconde génération des peintres narratifs anversois. Il expose régulièrem...

  • Michaël de Kok | Oneiric Landscapes | Persbericht


    Roberto Polo heeft het genoegen u een tentoonstelling aan te mogen kondigen van werk van de Nederlandse kunstschilder Michaël de Kok.

    Michaël De Kok werd in 1958 geboren te Hilvarenbeek. Hij genoot een opleiding aan de prestigieuze Rijksacademie Amsterdam en woont en werkt tegenwoordig in Tilburg. Hij behoort tot de tweede generatie Antwerpse narratieve schilders, samen met Bert De Beul, Karin Hanssen en Luc Tuymans. Sinds 1986 stelt hij geregeld tentoon in Europese musea en ...

  • Karel Dierickx | Hand Ballet | Communiqué de presse


    Roberto Polo Gallery est fière de présenter des œuvres récentes de l’artiste belge Karel Dierickx, né en 1940 à Gand, où il réside et travaille. Peintre, dessinateur et sculpteur, Dierickx a été un des professeurs remarquables de la prestigieuse Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Gand, qui a marqué plusieurs générations de peintres belges tels que Wim Delvoye, Marc Maet ou Jan Van Imschoot. Figure incontournable de la peinture flamande contemporaine, il est également, depuis quatre décennies, un représentant assidu du talent belge à l’international : il a notamment participé à la Biennale de Venise en 1984 et exposé régulièrement dans plus...

  • Karel Dierickx | Hand Ballet | Persbericht


    Roberto Polo Gallery presenteert met trots recente werken van Karel Dierickx, Belgisch kunstenaar geboren in 1940 te Gent, waar hij eveneens woont en werkt. Naast schilder, tekenaar en beeldhouwer is hij een van de vele bijzondere professoren geweest aan de Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten (KASK) te Gent, een instelling die vooral gekend is voor de vele gerenommeerde kunstenaars die er afstudeerden, zoals Wim Delvoye, Marc Maet en Jan Van Imschoot. Dierickx is een niet te overziene figuur binnen de Belgische hedendaagse schilderkunst; reeds vier decennia lang betekent hij een t...

  • Invitation | Karel Dierickx Hand Ballet


    ROBERTO POLO
    REQUESTS THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY
    AT THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION
    KAREL DIERICKX | HAND BALLET
    ON THURSDAY 27.03.2014 FROM 6 PM – 9 PM

    EXHIBITION
    28.03.2014 – 18.05.2014
    CATALOGUE AVAILABLE
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  • PRESS RELEASE NATURE as ARCHITECTURE Curated by Rafael Sierra Villaécija and J. Óscar Carrascosa Tinoco


    Under the auspices of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain to the Kingdom of Belgium, Roberto Polo Gallery proudly opens its 2017/2018 season with the exhibition NATURE as ARCHITECTURE, comprising works by three prominent Spanish artists: Miquel Navarro (Valencia, 1945), Juan Garaizábal (Madrid, 1971), and Francisco Caparrós (Granada, 1954). A 128-page, bilingual English/Spanish, illustrated, hardback catalog, containing texts written by its curators, Rafael Sierra Villaécija and J. Óscar Carrascosa Tinoco, as well as eminent authors, such as Barbara Rose and Fernando Castro Flóre...