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Chelouche Gallery at Art Brussels 2010

STAND 1D-04, 22-26.04.10

Chelouche Gallery at Art Brussels 2010

Stand 1D-04

 

Guy Goldstein / Gaston Zvi Ickowicz / Miki Kratsman / Volker Maerz

Melanie Manchot / Assaf Rahat / Gal Weinstein

 

 

23-26.04.2010


Preview & Vernissage 22 April (by invitation only) 

Preview 22 April: 12 – 4 pm (by invitation only)
Vernissage 22 April: 4 pm – 10 pm (by invitation only)
23 - 26 April: 12 am till 7 pm

 

Assaf Rahat, Untitled, 2007, thread and string on plastic glue, 295X298 cm

 

Assaf Rahat, Untitled (The Sacrifice of Isaac), 2003, thread and string on plastic glue, 173X156cm

 

Assaf Rahat, born 1970, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Rahat is a graduate of the Midrasha School of Art in Beit Berl (1994-1998). He exhibited 7 solo shows, participated in numerous group shows, among them, Boy's Craft at Haifa Museum of Art, and created a wall piece for the Yanko-Dada museum, Ein-Hod. Rahat's works are created in singular, unordinary techniques using twine, sewing threads and plastic glue, industrial masking-tape, ink and water colors. His opt for unconventional materials results in expressive, disturbing and full of emotion works of art.
Rahat's oeuvre engages with the relations between private space and the mental space: intimate descriptions of images from memory and introspects include domestic objects, faces, intimate scenes, sexuality and death.
 

 

Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, From the Load series (1), 2006, Lambda print, 95X120 cm

 

Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, From the Load series (2), 2006, Lambda print, 95X120 cm

 

Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, From the Load series (3), 2006, Lambda print, 95X120 cm

 

Gaston Zvi Ickowicz was born in Buenos Aires (1974) and immigrated to Israel with his family in 1980. Ickowicz's works center upon landscapes, human portraits and the interaction between them in the context of social and political issues. His work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions in Israel and abroad, among it at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum on the seam, Jerusalem, and Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel, Bremen municipal Museum, Germany, Silverstein Photography, New York, Jewish Museum, Amsterdam, Habres + Partner Gallery, Vienna, Austria, Nazar, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland, PS122 Gallery, New York, and Noorderlicht Photo Festival, the Netherlands.

 


Melanie Manchot, Doubleportrait (displaced), Mine+Muge, c-print, diasec, 77X64 cm each


 

Melanie Manchot, Doubleportrait (displaced), Serdar + Selma, 2009, c-print, diasec, 34X28 cm each

 

Melanie Manchot, born 1966, Lives and works in London and Berlin. Manchot is a foremost and internationally renowned artist who has exhibited since 1993 in museums and galleries across Europe and the USA, among them: Haus am Waldsee in Berlin, The Whitechapel Gallery and The Photographers’ Gallery in London, The Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the 1st Moscow Biennial, Goff & Rosenthal in New-York, the 52nd Venice Biennial, the Thessaloniki Biennale and Istanbul Biennale in 2009.

 

Miki Kratsman, Combat, 2008, digital print, 116X170 cm

 

Miki Kratsman was born in 1959, Argentina and immigrated to Israel in 1971. His photographs appear regularly in "Ha'aretz" newspaper in the column "The Twilight Zone" on which he is signed together with the journalist Gideon Levi. Since 2006 he presides as head of the photography department of Bezalel academy of arts, Jerusalem.
Kratsman exhibits consistently, in Israel and throughout the world. Selected exhibitions: Venice biennale, 2003; the New Hebrews exhibition at Martin Grupios Bau, Berlin, 2005; the 2006 Sao Paulo Biennale and MARCO, Vigo, Spain, 2006; the Jewish Museum New York and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Santiago, Chile, 2007; the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), the Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington DC, the Jewish Museum Amsterdam, The Jewish Museum, Frankfurt and Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008; Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Germany, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Kultur Bahnhof Eller, Dusseldorf and Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, 2009, Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2010.
 

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm 

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm

 

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm

 

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm

 

 

Guy Goldstein, From Loot, 2009, pencil and lead on paper, 21X22.5 cm

 

Guy Goldstein, born 1974, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Goldstein, who stands out as one of the more refreshing promises in young Israeli art is A multidisciplinary artist, working in various traditional and experimental techniques. Goldstein's multi-layered work is saturated with autobiographical and psychological content. In the last few years he has established a corpus of works, impressive in its quality and extent. Guy Goldstein exhibited in numerous museums and galleries in Israel and abroad, such as Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art; Haifa Museum of Art; Kiasma Museum, Helsinki, Finland; Bat-Yam Museum of Contemporary Art and Syker Vorwerk, Bremen, Germany.

 

 

Volker März, Survivors by Hanging, 2009, clay figures

 

Volker März, born 1957, lives and works in Berlin. März exhibits solo shows across Europe since 1995, published more than 10 Artist's books, and participated in numerous group shows, among it at Kunstverein Mannheim, Martin Gropius Bau Berlin, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and Haus am Waldsee, Berlin. In 2009 he exhibited two solo shows in Israel; at Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art and at Chelouche Gallery. März works is a multi-disciplinary artist working as a sculptor, painter, photographer, writer, filmmaker, performer and musician. He realized several Projects und Performances dedicated to European philosophers and thinkers such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Giordano Bruno, Martin Heidegger, Heinrich von Kleist, Marquis de Sade, George Bataille, Peter Sloterdijk, Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin, Hans Henny Jahnn, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann and Hannah Arendt.

 

 

Gal Weinstein, Earthquake in Kamtschatka, 2008, video work, 1 min. in loop

 

 

Gal Weinstein, born 1970, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Weinstein is one of the leading artists of the younger generation. His works are characterized by sensitivity to material and space, preoccupation with surface via inferior synthetic materials, camouflage and substitutes, and a fundamental ambivalence regarding the potential political content implied by the work. Weinstein represented Israel at the Sao Paulo Biennial in 2002, participated in The New Hebrews at the Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin in 2005, and had a solo show at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in 2005, Huarte Contemporary Art Centre, Pamplona, Spain in 2007. Weinstein takes part in many other international shows throughout the world.

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