Michael Jacklin, Wall, Corner, ...: 8 September – 6 October 2018

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition Wall, Corner, ... with new sculptures by Dutch artist Michael Jacklin (*1956). The exhibition opens Saturday September 8 and runs until October 6.

Michael Jacklin, known for his man-sized grid sculptures, made of iron, will exhibit a new series of open iron constructions. A subtle play of lines and intervals occurs when you move around them. Jacklin is one of the rare fundamental working sculptors of his generation. He focuses on the specific qualities of the material as well as on the sculptural principles such as mass, rhythm and gravity. Since 1984 he works exclusively with iron. His preference for this material derives from his fascination for iron constructions in architecture …

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Peter Davis, Martina Klein: 2 June – 30 June 2018

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition with a new series of small works by British artist Peter Davis and German artist Martina Klein. The exhibition opens Saturday June 2 and will run until June 30.

Martina Klein makes monochrome canvases, which are most of the time not just hanging on the wall, but they stand against the wall or stand free in space, like an object. According to Klein the composition is not made in the painting itself but occurs in the space, within the relation of other paintings. The various monochromes make a choreography of colour planes that defines the space and gives it character. She builds up her painting with several layers of self-made recipes of paint. Adding more pigments to the oil, gives the painting a radiant effect. Her specific use of colours and the way of painting gives her work an extra quality. Recently she cuts the canvases loose of the stretchers, so that they hang partly free form their support. For this exhibition she will show a new series of some small of these free hanging canvases, supported by a wooden shell …

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