NEWS & SHOWS

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One Root One Artist

 

Galerie d’Art chez AKUTIGA & REDEVCO will support Chanee Kalaweit during the urban exhibition ‘One Root One Artist’ the March 10th 2022 

The Kalaweit organisation has been fighting for the preservation of biodiversity in Indonesia since 1998. In Borneo and Sumatra, it rescues gibbons and other animals from wildlife trafficking and creates protected private forest reserves to protect the animals that live there. Palm oil is the main threat to the Indonesian forests.


Opening on March 10 at 6, rue de la Paix in Paris.

The opening of ‘One Root One Artist’ will be the 10th of March only with invitations. Do not hesitate to send a mail to @akutiga_france or #redevco to get an invitation.

Winter Group Show 2022

      

Kicking off our 2022 schedule at Vertical Gallery is an amazing group show! 

Our Winter Group Show features:
2choey, Beejoir, Blake Jones, Jeremy Novy, Hera, Mue Bon, My Dog Sighs, John Bond, Stinkfish, Xenz, XOOOOX, M-City, Sergio Farfan, Jana & JS, Gemma Compton, Copyright, LIE, Ella & Pitr, Greg Gossel, Julieta XLF, Pure Evil, New2, Cranio, Chris Cunningham, Word to Mother, Chad Hasegawa, Amose, Jenny Frison, Mysterious Al, Dot Dot Dot, Mau Mau, Trust Icon, Collin van der Sluijs, Jamiah Calvin, The Toasters, Michelle Wanhala, Goosenek, Pipqueak Was Here!!!, Grant William Thye, Braden Walls, and more!


February 5 – 26, 2022
Opening Sat Feb 5, noon-6pm
Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western Ave., Chicago

 WRITER’S BLOCK MURALS

In het najaar van 2021 zijn op verschillende locaties in de Lelystad verscheidene nationale en internationale kunstenaars bezig geweest de stad te verfraaien. In samenwerking met Gemeente Lelystad en Provincie Flevoland organiseerde Writer’s Block het eerste grootschalige Street Art Project in Lelystad. Het thema van het project is ‘Nieuw land op de zeebodem’; een thema dat erg past bij deze bijzondere stad. Zo’n 100 jaar geleden was in dit deel van Nederland namelijk nog voornamelijk water te vinden. Deze regio met unieke geschiedenis diende voor veel van de kunstenaars als inspiratie en maakt de stad een unieke speelplaats voor nieuwe street art. Doordat het thema vrij te interpreteren is, is er een grote verscheidenheid van werken gemaakt.

Artists die hebben meegewerkt aan het project: 

Sidney Waerts, Pipsqueak was here!!!, Karski and Beyond, Bier en Brood, Kitsune Jolene, NEAN, SCKARO, Lars Ickenroth, GERA1, Fake

Pipsqueak was here!!!   “It’s all wrong, it’s allright…”

Vertical Gallery is very proud to present “It’s all wrong, it’s allright…,” a new solo exhibit spotlighting Amsterdam-based street art duo Pipsqueak was here!!! The exhibition — which runs Oct. 3-24, 2020 — assembles more than 30 pieces stencilled on canvas and reclaimed wood, bringing new urgency, clarity and purpose to signature Pipsqueak was here!!! themes like environmental issues and youthful resolve. The show opens Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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“It’s all wrong, it’s allright…,”

October 3 – 24, 2020

Opening Day: Saturday, October 3rd, 11am-6pm

Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western Ave., Chicago

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The O.D. Gallery cordially invites you to the exhibition Ressources Naturelles by Pipsqueak was here!!! and Ador. After their successful first collaboration in 2018, we’re excited to welcome them back in the gallery. The artists feel a strong connection towards animal life and nature in general. In this exhibition they reflect on the evaporation of natural resources and the use of raw material. They feel that “like a cannibal, man is eating its own mother earth”.  This doesn’t have to be a purely negative message but can be viewed as a call for engagement as well. Natural resources can, for example, also consist of household waste and other products that one can reuse.

Amsterdam based duo Pipsqueak was here!!! creates work, often on recycled wood, about the relationship between man, nature and the animal world while that world is becoming increasingly smaller due to population growth.

Ador is a French artist who creates his own universe filled with imaginary humanoid characters inspired by circus spectacles, current events and caricatures. He likes to show images, that can be placed between serious and distorted but always with satire. He just lets his characters talk.