T.M.C. Volckaert (b 1979, Oudenaarde) places a construction of metal and brick in the Kunst Nu-space. It is a ‘sculpture-installation’ that contradicts itself in many ways.
Paul McCarthy is considered one of the most important living artists. His direct and confrontational approach has given him an exceptional influence over a young generation of artists.
S.M.A.K. closes its doors between September 3 and October 12, 2007. During this period, you can visit HISK Ghent (Higher Institute for Fine Arts) for the exhibition Black Is Black, a presentation of recent acquisitions of S.M.A.K.
S.M.A.K. and the Friends of S.M.A.K. are organizing the exhibition Coming People, a competition with works by artists who recently graduated from the Ghent art schools.
Inside Clemens Krauss (°1979, Graz, lives and works in Berlin) there is a painter, a conceptualist and a performer, all rolled into one. The study of duality between body and soul is a recurring theme in his work.
The South African artist Kendell Geers (b.1968) does not have a great respect for the art establishment.
Bien faite, mal faite, pas faite (well done, badly done, not done) Project XX Story for the S.M.A.K. wants to represent art history, from its origin to today, through emphasizing its manly character.