TLmag gave Brussels-based artist, Sophie Whettnall, carte blanche to create a special feature for TLmag36: All Is Landscape. “My Quick Little Story About Landscape Painting,” is a series of red ink on paper drawings inspired by iconic landscapes from art history, many of which were directly connected to other themes in this issue, including Flemish landscapes and active volcanoes.
When Bas Smets began the designs for the park at Luma Arles, the land was an old rail yard with little trace of nature. This portfolio is a visual diary of the extensive transformation process of creating his award-winning climate-conscious and welcoming park at Luma Arles.
The exhibition, Inaspettatamente, offers an exciting opportunity to see a vast selection of contemporary art held in the private collection of Brussels-based collector, Frédéric de Goldschmidt.
On January 20th, Spazio Nobile Gallery opens an solo show by Éva Garcia titled, “Can this light…? Garcia’s moody, almost ethereal gouaches, engravings and paintings hover between figuration and abstraction, seemingly emerging from their surface as if moving through space. The exhibition is on view through March 27, 2022.
An extract of Etel Adnan’s “Writings & Paintings” was reproduced in the A/W 2021 issue: TLmag36: All Is Landscape, just before she passed away in Paris at the age of 96. This was the last article of her to be published while she was living. The following introduction was included in that article, here modified to reflect on her passing. On January 13, an exhibition of her final works, “Discovery of Immediacy” (Découverte de l’immédiat), opened at Galerie Lelong in Paris and New York.
Like relics from a former coal mine or volcanic explosion, Luke Fuller’s layered and abstract ceramic sculptures are physical reminders of what lies within the earth and the precarious relationship that humans have with the environment. A selection of his work will be on view at Sarah Myerscough Gallery through January 29th, 2022.
For 15-years, textile artist, Rachel Duvall, has worked on her intricate and complex weavings, which explore the tension between structure and the handmade. TLmag spoke to the artist about her practice.
For the A/W 2020 TLmag34 – Precious: A Geology of Being, Tracy Lynn Chemaly reported on four innovative architectural firms using traditional clay bricks in pioneering architectural projects. Economical, environmentally stable, and aesthetically eye-catching, it’s time to put this material back in the spotlight.
For our S/S 2021 issue: TLmag35: Tactle/Textile/Texture, Anniina Koivu, guest-editor of TLmag35, interviewed Hella Jongerius about her innovative practice that has recently focused on the potential of weaving and 3D weaving in design, architecture and science.