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Here we are (…)

Here we are (…), 2013 - Rinus Van de Velde

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Here we are (…), 2013

Rinus Van de Velde  

Print, Work on paper
38 x 48 cm / 14.96 x 18.9 inch
Edition of 50 copies, signed and numbered by the artist

  • Medium: Fine Art Giclée-Print on Somerset Satin, 280 g/qm
  • This work is unframed
  • Ships in 5 to 10 business days from Belgium

about this work

As with all his editions, Here we are (...) does not picture a charcoal drawing. Rinus Van de Velde's editions rather depict the photographs of the staged scenes on which his drawings are based - in this case a wall drawing that was made on the occasion of the group exhibition For The Time Being. Wall Paintings. Painted Walls at Kunsthalle Bielefeld in 2013.

about Rinus Van de Velde

Considered to be one of the most promising young artists in Belgium, Rinus Van de Velde has developed a practice that mainly results in several monumental, narrative charcoal drawings to tell one open story, which is part of a bigger, imaginary autobiography. On the basis of found photos or photosgraphs of staged scenes, Vande Velde has created a very personal universe through a combination of black and white images and texts that establish an accompanying context.

Rinus Van de Velde has had numerous solo exhibitions, including shows at Kunsthalle Sao Paulo; CAC Malaga; Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam; and S.M.A.K., Ghent. His work has been shown in several group exhibitions at venues such as The Drawing Room, London; David Roberts Foundation, London; and at Palazza Nani Mocenigo in Venice during the 56th Biennale di Venezia in 2015 (together with Francis Alÿs and Song Dong). He has also participated at the Bucharest Biennial in 2012.

His work is represented in many important public collections, such as S.M.A.K., Ghent; M HKA, Antwerp; and Flemish Parliament, Brussels.

Rinus Van de Velde is represented by the following galleries,
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Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp

Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam

Patrick Painter Gallery, Los Angeles

You can also find more works by Rinus Van de Velde on his own website.

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