55 Years Anniversary; Nouvelles Images gallery, The Hague

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

Nouvelles Images is celebrating its 55th birthday this year.

Marjan Teeuwen

Marjan Teeuwen

Ton Kraayeveld

Ton Kraayeveld

Ton Kraayeveld

Ton Kraayeveld

It is the oldest gallery in the country so it is a venue with a history, which is more or less reflected by the present festive group show.

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

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Hans van Hoek

Hans van Hoek

Works by some thirty artists are on show of which you can see a few aspects here.

Hans van Hoek

Hans van Hoek

Gijs Assmann

Gijs Assmann

Gijs Assmann

Gijs Assmann

No need to say that it is better to go and make your own choice.

Toon Teeken

Toon Teeken

Uwe Poth

Uwe Poth

Jan van der Pol

Jan van der Pol

Anyway: happy birthday Nouvelles Images and many happy returns!

Omar Koubâa

Omar Koubâa

Joost van den Toorn

Joost van den Toorn

Hamid El Kanbouhi

Hamid El Kanbouhi

David Lindberg

David Lindberg

Dave Meijer

Dave Meijer

Lucassen

Lucassen

Lucassen

Lucassen

Lucassen

Lucassen

JCJ Vanderheyden

JCJ Vanderheyden

Joris Geurts

Joris Geurts

JCJ Vanderheyden

JCJ Vanderheyden

Cor van Dijk

Cor van Dijk

Piet Tuytel

Piet Tuytel

Piet Tuytel

Piet Tuytel

Robert Nicol

Robert Nicol

Helen Frik

Helen Frik

Pieter Laurens Mol

Pieter Laurens Mol

Gabriëlle van de Laak

Gabriëlle van de Laak

Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

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Bertus Pieters

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Jerry Keizer, Joseph Semah and Auke de Vries at Nouvelles Images gallery, The Hague

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

It is not always easy to combine three very strong artistic personalities in a way that they don’t bite each other. But if the combination works, it may lead to a kind of visual frenzy, a kind of drunkenness of which the viewer can hardly get enough. Which may happen to you watching the current three exhibitions of works by Auke de Vries, Joseph Semah and Jerry Keizer at Nouvelles Images gallery.

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries, the celebrated monumental sculptor, also makes small sculptures which also look quite monumental. Watching them closely however, may make you glad they have no monumental proportions and personally i even prefer them to his monumental public works. You actually see De Vries thinking in these works.

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah (about whose work i wrote extensively in 2011) brings you back to the collateral damage of the great European crisis of the first half of the 20th century, which you can still detect in European thinking and visual culture, even if today’s European thinking and visual culture are not referring to it, or even seem to have forgotten it.

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

Joseph Semah

Joseph Semah

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer’s almost obsessive works, which may remind you in a way of Jan Schoonhoven’s work, seem to catch any movement, whether physically or spiritually, in a grid, on one hand more or less taming them in repetition, on the other hand showing the small differences of the seismographic painter’s hand.

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

 Jerry Keizer

Jerry Keizer

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

All together there is a lot to be seen in this exhibition about the combination of thinking and creating, far more than a few photographs can reveal.

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

 

Auke de Vries

Auke de Vries

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Bertus Pieters