Since the seventies Jean-Pierre Raynaud has been fascinated by what he calls 'the archetypical object'. He appropriates objects like tiles, flowerpots, flags…
Dieter Appelt (b. 1935, Niemegk) is a well-known German photographer and influential teacher in Berlin.
Mexico is a country of huge clichés that range from tequila and mariachis to Castagneda.
Johan Deschuymer (b. 1965) is intrigued by the world of manipulation and reproduction of living beings.
Johan Grimonprez’s film D.I.A.L.H.I.S.T.O.R.Y. (1997), presented at Documenta X, is still fresh in our minds.
This exhibition brings together the work of painter Marlene Dumas (b.1953, Capetown, SA) and photographer Anton Corbijn (b.1955, Strijen, Netherlands) for the first time, under the title Strippinggirls.
Since the sixties the American artist Richard Serra (b.1939, San Francisco) has made large geometric sculptures in unworked corten steel.
At the request of the Charles V 2000 organizing committee, Carl De Keyzer (°1958), Magnum photographer from Ghent, has produced a series of photographs which will be presented in exhibition and book form.
Karel Appel’s work belongs with that of Asger Jorn, Pierre Alechinsky and Corneille in the central core of the SMAK collection. Even today it is a mainstay on which museum shows are founded.