Beauty is for free; Nouvelles Images Gallery, The Hague

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To write an article for Villa La Repubblica about a painting by Rien Monshouwer (47) , which is currently on show in Nouvelles Images, i visited the gallery to make a few pictures there.

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The presentation of four works by Monshouwer is part of the great summer exhibition Beauty is for free, curated by Jan van der Pol, in Nouvelles Images.

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As i visited this wonderful but quite big exhibition before, i only took some pictures of the Monshouwer presentation.

NI 05 Ferry Andrë de la Porte

NI 06 Fey André de la Porte

His works are combined with fine black and white portrait photography by Ferry André de la Porte.

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Three paintings by Monshouwer are on show and an installation.

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This is not really part of the presentation, but it’s an irresistible detail of the gallery’s architecture.

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I’m a great admirer of Monshouwer’s work.

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It is both strict in its conception and very humane in its presentation.

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He is clearly one of the greatest artists in The Hague of his generation.

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But i recommend to you the whole exhibition!

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(Click on the pictures to enlarge)

See the main article here on Villa La Repubblica (in Dutch)

Bertus Pieters