At 25, this Namibia-born, Belgian-Japanese designer chose to change his career path – making one of the best decisions of his life. Immersed in multiple cultures, but deeply rooted in the dynamics of the Belgian design scene, he embodies ‘Belgitude’ 2.0.
With a shared obsession with the organic and an instinctive relationship with raw material, the two distinct practices of designer Lionel Jadot and photographer Serge Leblon are united under a common thread in Spazio Nobile Gallery’s latest exhibition.
Valcke Art Gallery’s recent exhibition presents the transformative works of three distinct craftsmen: David Huycke, Christophe Desvallées and Guy van Leemput. TLmag talks to director Johan Valcke about the exhibition, as well as his take on the contemporary Belgian art scene.
In this interview first published in TLmag’s “Islands of Creation”, managing editor Blaire Dessent talks to Finnish businessman and art collector Timo Miettinen about his passion for contemporary art, the new developments with Salon Dahlmann, and how island life influences his vision on art.
With 38 galleries participating, an exhibition turned city trail, a blossoming off-programme and a brand new website – Brussels Gallery Weekend’s 13th edition is set to be full of innovations.
In her first showing in Scandinavia, Korean-German artist Jongsuk Yoon takes over the largest exhibition hall at the Nordic Watercolour Museum with her immense murals.
Before Kandinsky, Malevich and Mondrian, there was Hilma af Klint. After a breakout exhibition of her work in their Stockholm museum back in 2013, Malmö’s Moderna Musseet revisits the Swedish artist’s oeuvre to present new insights into af Klimt’s systematic research.
Now available through MoMa’s ‘Virtual Views’ programme, Neri Oxman’s latest exhibition not only takes a critical look at the future of architecture and design, but also aims to re-define the role of the designer as the initiator of a process, rather than the decisive form-giver of an object.