Spring of Drawing; Helder, The Hague

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Marena Seeling

Marena Seeling

At first sight Helder’s present show may look unassuming, but to an extent it is a kind of statement about the diversity and combination of drawings it wants to present.

Marena Seeling

Marena Seeling

Romy Muijrers

Romy Muijrers

Romy Muijrers

Romy Muijrers

They range from the works purely drawn from the use of basic graphic techniques, to lyrical or socio-politically motivated drawings.

Romy Muijrers

Romy Muijrers

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Harry Markusse

Harry Markusse

Helder has a special interest in artists who combine thinking and making, technique and lyricism and not in the kind of expressionism that seems to come right from the gut.

Harry Markusse

Harry Markusse

Maryanto

Maryanto

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

As such Spring of Drawing shows a great diversity of drawings that combine very well.

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Guy Vording

Guy Vording

Go and take a look if you don’t believe it (and if you do…).

Guy Vording

Guy Vording

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

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Content of all pictures courtesy to the artists and Helder gallery, The Hague.

Bertus Pieters

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Different Corners (Fairy Tales); Galerie Helder, The Hague

Niels Janssen, Marit Dik

Niels Janssen, Marit Dik

Helder gallery shows works by six artists in a relatively small space. Some eight ceramic sculptures by Damian Kapojos function as a guide in a small garden with different panorama’s.

Marit Dik

Marit Dik

As such, you may find yourself in a painting by Marit Dik in which long moments of doubt or uncertainty are made longer, or

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

Niels Janssen

in a nightmarish merry-go-round by Niels Janssen.

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos, Sigrid van Woudenberg

Damian Kapojos, Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Kapojos may show you the way to a big drawing by Sigrid van Woudenberg or

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein, Damian Kapojos

Paul Nassenstein, Damian Kapojos

to some new gouaches by Paul Nassenstein who is able to create lots of space on just small surfaces.

Sander Wiersma

Sander Wiersma

Sander Wiersma

Sander Wiersma

Sander Wiersma

Sander Wiersma

There are some older and newer works by Sander Wiersma as well that fit in pretty well with Kapojos’ sculptures.

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos, Sander Wiersma

Damian Kapojos, Sander Wiersma

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

Marit Dik

Marit Dik

Marit Dik

Marit Dik

The best thing to do, of course, is to find out yourself.

Damian Kapojos

Damian Kapojos

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Contents of pictures courtesy the artists and Galerie Helder.

 

Bertus Pieters

Drawing Festival at Helder gallery, The Hague

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Galerie Helder has organized a small drawing festival in which three artists are taking part. It shows

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

these wonderful miniatures by Paul Nassenstein who is able to create an enormous space on a very small surface, each work telling a story and showing a cosmos of its own;

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

both monumental and smaller works full of sometimes wild imagination by Sigrid van Woudenberg and

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

works by Stephan van den Burg, whose work brings abstraction back to reality.

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Paul Nassenstein

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Stephan van den Burg

Eelke van Willegen

Eelke van Willegen

Also on show are two small sculptures by Eelke van Willegen.

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Altogether it is a great combination of very different artists.

Sigrid van Woudenberg

Sigrid van Woudenberg

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Bertus Pieters